Storing/extracting embedded db within .odb

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Wed Jul 10 08:12:34 PDT 2013

On 10/07/13 17:01, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 11:14:03AM +0100, Wols Lists wrote:

>> But /var/tmp is where you're supposed to store temporary files you
>> want to survive. It's where vi stores its files, I gather, which is
>> why if your system crashes it can recover your editing session ...
>> (Says me, who until I discovered this, had /var/tmp as a ramdisk too
>> ...)
> OK, thanks for the info. OTOH if a major distro (yours?) has ramdisk
> by default, then the value of this decreases.

if that is indeed distro default that sounds like a serious bug in the
disto since /var/tmp is required to be persistent by FHS/LSB:

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