Subject: Re: rc.conf (was Re: wireless / dhcp)
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/07/2000 04:00:02
In article <200003061733.MAA02690@Twig.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
>> [...] were configurable via settings in rc.conf [...]
>(2) When are we going to be able to stop having to hack on /etc/rc to
>    get it to stop torching /tmp on every boot?!  Yes, blowing away
>    /tmp is a reasonable way to want to run a system - but so is *not*
>    blowing away /tmp, or at least not on every boot.

Use /var/tmp for things you want to keep. The general semantics of /tmp
is that you can blow its contents across reboots.