comments on KDE performance tips
Gerhard den Hollander
gerhard at jasongeo.com
Thu Jan 16 13:19:16 GMT 2003
* Melchior FRANZ <a8603365 at unet.univie.ac.at> (Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 09:47:20AM +0100)
> * Gerhard den Hollander -- Wednesday 15 January 2003 21:39:
>> * Thiago Macieira <thiagom at wanadoo.fr> (Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 06:00:41PM +0100)
>>> That's just to prove my point that /tmp is the wrong location, at least on
>>> Linux and probably on other systems where /tmp is a virtual filesystem or is
>>> usually cleaned up during boot up (I've seen Solaris do that).
>> Solaris and IRIX (and AIX IIRC, but it's been years since I've worked with
>> that) all mounted /tmp on tmpfs by default.
> Linux also has a tmpfs and FWIW my system has the following line
> in /etc/init.d/boot.local:
> mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /tmp
Fair enough, my experience is mainly with SuSE systems, and they have /tmp
by default not on tmpfs.
>> I do like linux way of not cleaning /tmp on reboot, as I have the tendecy
>> to have my programs runnign and lg to /tmp/xxxxxxx
> Huh? What keeps you from using /var/tmp under Linux?
It's 4 characters less when typing, that's all.
redirecting to /tmp/xxxxx is hardwired into my fingers I guess, it just
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