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Re: Question/problem

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  • jll370
    If you want temporary files to be preserved between reboots, use /var/tmp instead of /tmp. (See the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 10, 2011
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      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 nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, 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.
      >
      > Don
      >
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