On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:30:21 +0200 gevisz <gev...@gmail.com> wrote about
Re: [gentoo-user] /var/tmp on tmpfs:

> > 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?
> Can somebody think of a situation when it should not be done?

/var/tmp/portage may take up quite some space, and not everybody will want
to have that on a RAM-based fs.


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