Subject: Re: What is /tmp.refcount for?
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hauke Fath <email@example.com>
Date: 03/10/2005 17:56:12
Am 10.03.2005 um 17:48 Uhr +0100 schrieb Juan RP:
>On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 17:41:49 +0100
>Hauke Fath <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > unpacking a bunch of -current binary packages created a
>> /tmp.refcount/ in my root directory. What is that for? Can I safely
>> dispose of it?
>It's used in pkgsrc to know the directories created by pkgsrc/mk/install/*,
>it shouldn't be removed.
Well, then I'd expect it under /var/pkg or /var/db or somewhere like
that. Excuse my french, but randomly creating (poorly documented - at
least Google had nothing to say about it) directories in / seems like
a silly idea to me...
Is there any variable to move this directory elsewhere?
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