On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:30:21 +0200, gevisz wrote: > > Why mess around with another tmpfs? Just set PORTAGE_TMPDIR="/tmp" in > > make.conf. Job done! > > It is an interesting idea. But why it is not done by default then? > Because when the defaults were picked neither /tmp nor /var/tmp used tmpfs but /tmp was cleared at boot. Some of the default for portage are curious, to say the least, like using /usr for dynamic data.
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