Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Nov 9 10:53:20 PST 2010

Le mardi 9 novembre 2010 20:48:34 Ryan Lortie, vous avez écrit :
> The problem is that people often leave themselves logged in for weeks or
> months at a time and that the directory is meant to be located on a
> tmpfs.
> Mix these two facts together with the fact that buggy applications are
> extremely likely to litter the directory with files over time and you
> have slowly increasing memory usage.

And how is this different from /tmp ?

Also, adding an intricate keep-alive process will only increase the risk of 
bugs, thus fueling the problem.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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