- If you want temporary files to be preserved between reboots, use /var/tmp instead of /tmp.
(See the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard for more information on Linux directories and their typical usage. Note, however, that your distribution may vary.)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Donald Jacob <wb5eku@...> wrote:
> I was attempting to compile and install a program, it uses gcc
> I put the source in a subdirectory of /tmp.
> Well I had some errors being generated by the compiler, possibly
> because the ARM processor.
> The real problem is I did and apt-get update && apt-get upgrade.
> Ok so far, it told me that all was up to date.
> I then rebooted and lost everything. the /tmp directory
> was empty after reboot.
> So I guess the question I have is should just rebooting discard
> all information in the /tmp directory?
> Additional question, is there an architecture switch for the ARM processor
> that needs to be set in gcc?
> Thanks for any light you might be able to shine on my problems.