On Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:12:01 +0000, Peter Humphrey wrote:

> > Why mess around with another tmpfs? Just set PORTAGE_TMPDIR="/tmp" in
> > make.conf. Job done!  
> Acting on the advice of various Gentoo guides, I have this:
> # grep tmp /etc/fstab
> tmpfs           /var/tmp/portage        tmpfs
> noatime,uid=portage,gid=portage,mode=0775  0 0
> tmpfs           /tmp                    tmpfs
> noatime,nosuid,nodev,noexec,mode=1777   0 0
> Are you saying I don't gain anything from it?

I can't see any benefit from the added complexity. If you want portage to
use a tmpfs for its temporary directory, why not use one that is already

Neil Bothwick

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