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Re: [opensuse] Re: [opensuse-factory] Warning / ANNOUNCE : upcoming changes in upstream systemd regarding /media, /tmp and /var/run | /var/lock
James Knott wrote:
Adam Spiers wrote:

Not on this list he didn't. You may want to send your reply to the
proper list.

So any program outside the openSUSE distribution which puts huge files
in /tmp become unusable, and most users of those programs are then
forced to use another Linux distro.

Any well-written program will have a config option for its temp
directory, and /var/tmp is there for exactly this purpose.

Due to this and other issues with 12.1, I'm beginning to get the
impression someone gets a "brilliant" idea, puts it in the distro and
claims the resulting failures are someone else's problem. Imagine if GM
or Toyota made a significant change to their cars, making them
incompatible with others and then told everyone else to fix their own
problems.

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