Once upon a time, Reindl Harald <h.reindl(a)thelounge.net> said:
and that does also patch all applications back which starts
using /var/tmp like "sort" as default for their temp-files?
I keep seeing sort as the primary example: how often are people sorting
multi-gigabyte files? I've been running with either a separate
partition for /tmp (1G-2G) or tmpfs for /tmp on servers and desktops for
many years now (10+). I have never had sort fail. The only time I
think I have had a problem was with some DVD-creator software some time
back that copied the video files to /tmp (dumb #1) and then tried to
create the ISO in /tmp and copy it out (dumb #2).
Chris Adams <cmadams(a)hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.