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Re: TMPDIR and (was Re: clang builds and /var/tmp)

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 02:35:56PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I haven't had time to really think enough about this, but I tend to
> agree with Joerg.    I think the real problem is that TMPDIR should
> essentially never be /var/tmp for building.   It would seem reasonable
> to think about forcing TMPDIR=/tmp in the environment in the various
> files, essentially fixing bugs in the underlying OS that lead
> to compiler intermediaries being in a real fs vs ram fs.

I have lots of tiny boxes that I build native packages on "once in a
while" that have a very limited tmpfs on /tmp and *need* to use
/var/tmp for anything bigger.


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