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On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 02:50:11PM +0200, Arthur Sherman wrote:
> BTW, it appears I was hasty to say I have /tmp mounted as tmpfs.
> Now, I recall someone told me off, arguing it will break things, such as yum
> etc.
> How serious is it?

Well, it "shouldn't" break things.  The File Hierarchy Specifies that
anything placed in /tmp is allowed to disappear when the system reboots.
(This same behavior is contraindicated for /var/tmp, though, so don't
make that one tmpfs.)

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