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Re: Mount /tmp as tmpfs?

From: Clément Lassieur
Subject: Re: Mount /tmp as tmpfs?
Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 13:20:56 +0200
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Nils Gillmann <address@hidden> writes:

> Pierre Neidhardt transcribed 998 bytes:
>> I was wondering if it's commendable to mount /tmp as tmpfs with GuixSD.
>> I think it could be useful to speed up Guix builds.
> Guix maybe, for a developer system you run out of RAM for everything
> that has serious demands in RAM and/or Diskspace for building.
> If waste of writes is your concern, getting a separate disk for
> /tmp is a good choice. As long as you don't have to build big
> applications from source/without substitutes tmpfs is alright.
> Been there, tried that and considered it now only for machines that
> will never build anything big.

Well yes, my tmpfs works perfectly, but I forgot to say that I have 128G

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