Re: memstick, ipkg and /var/tmp
- Steinar Midtskogen wrote:
> [Adrian Day]Is this filed as a bug?
>>I think Michael's fix (ipkg --temp-dir) is the sensible work-around -
>>i'd rather to leave /var/tmp on the ramdisk.
> If /var/tmp is to be on the root file system, then /tmp shouldn't be a
> link to /var/tmp.
> Alternatively, Michael's fix will limit the fix to ipkg only.
> However, to make it more transparent to the user, how about adding a
> line alias ipkg='ipkg --temp-dir /some/path' to /etc/profile?
- On 1 Aug 2005, at 15:28, Øyvind Repvik wrote:
> Is this filed as a bug?I don't see that it is a bug. Having /tmp and /var/tmp pointing to
the ramdisk makes absolute sense for a flash based filesystem.
Users of such systems may need to be mindful, nothing more, that
certain applications may benefit from various command-line options.
At the end of the day, if you 100% must have /tmp & /var/tmp pointing
to a disked based filesystem, why not dispense with 'memstick' when
running turnup. I, for one, would rather preserve the life of the
memory stick and run ipkg with appropriate command line options when
the absolute need exists - not all of the time.