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Re: [opensuse-factory] Proposal: /tmp as tmpfs
  • From: Cristian Rodríguez <crrodriguez@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:32:59 -0400
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On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 3:46 PM Bernhard Voelker
<mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 2020-07-10 14:42, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
And yet, you have /dev/shm, which is a tmpfs-like /tmp -
same wide-open permissions, same persistence non-guarantee
("gone after reboot"), same "can fill up RAM" problem.

I hear nobody complaining about _that_.

I've never seen much usage of /dev/shm on a Desktop system,
while many applications use /tmp.

..And if you see *anything* other than software calling libc shm_* api
effectively using it beyond a fallback doom scenario please file a bug
report.. ;)
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