On Thu, 31.05.12 08:51, Matthew Miller (mattdm(a)mattdm.org) wrote:
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 12:55:28PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> Now /var/tmp should be "more persistent" which we don't need,
> Correct, using /var/tmp is wrong and a mistake.
> IMO, advising people to modify their code to using /var/tmp instead of /tmp
> is absurd and evidence of ignorance towards traditional use of /tmp and the
Well, not just FHS, but "traditional" usage within Red Hat and Fedora. For
as long as I can remember, /tmp has had a 10-day retention and /var/tmp
Does that matter?
We still have 10d and 30d clean-up for that. With one addition though:
/tmp is also flushed on reboot.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.