As /var/tmp is a link to /tmp,
can we have /tmp as the default in sort(1)?

There are probably others
(if there's anything to gain by this).

        Jan


Index: file.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/src/usr.bin/sort/file.c,v
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -u -p -r1.20 file.c
--- file.c      3 Apr 2015 10:37:24 -0000       1.20
+++ file.c      11 Oct 2016 09:09:24 -0000
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ unsigned long long available_free_memory
 
 bool use_mmap;
 
-const char *tmpdir = "/var/tmp";
+const char *tmpdir = "/tmp";
 const char *compress_program;
 
 size_t max_open_files = 16;
Index: sort.1
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/src/usr.bin/sort/sort.1,v
retrieving revision 1.54
diff -u -p -r1.54 sort.1
--- sort.1      5 Apr 2015 14:20:22 -0000       1.54
+++ sort.1      11 Oct 2016 09:09:24 -0000
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ Store temporary files in the directory
 The default path is the value of the environment variable
 .Ev TMPDIR
 or
-.Pa /var/tmp
+.Pa /tmp
 if
 .Ev TMPDIR
 is not defined.
@@ -541,7 +541,7 @@ option.
 .El
 .Sh FILES
 .Bl -tag -width Pa -compact
-.It Pa /var/tmp/.bsdsort.PID.*
+.It Pa /tmp/.bsdsort.PID.*
 Temporary files.
 .El
 .Sh EXIT STATUS

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