Subject: Re: Is gcc slow? Or is our gcc slow?
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: matthew green <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/1996 15:23:15
   > But dumping those files into /var/tmp - indeed, even having /var/tmp on
   > /var at all - has one major lose: it means that any person, or runaway
   > program, can run you flat out of space on /var.
   They can do that by sending e-mail or syslog messages, anyway, so
   I don't see how moving /tmp off var helps much.

i've known people to put quotas on /tmp and /var/mail, etc.

... not that i agree or disagree with this policy