Taylor R Campbell <campbell+netbsd-source-change...@mumble.net> writes:
>> Do we insist on this patch? Can we remove it from local sources? > > We should keep the change. There is no semantic justification for > putting build-time temporary files in the directory for temporary > files that are meant to persist across reboot. These temporary files > _cannot_ be used if interrupted -- let alone by a reboot. I'll fourth this sentiment. Plus, I'll observe that on my main development system /var/tmp has 6.4G free while /tmp has 12G. That's of course just arbitrary choices on my part, and if either is an issue for a compiler there's something wrong anyway.