[sugar] secure /tmp and /var/tmp

Jim Gettys jg
Thu Nov 8 11:33:25 EST 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 11:20 -0500, Ivan Krsti? wrote:

> A tiny size restriction is pretty new.

Heh.  You are way too young....  

The presumption has always been you'd better keep things in /tmp pretty
small; that's why the distinction between /tmp and /var/tmp was made.
It allowed people to use RAM file systems for speed long before it would
have otherwise been feasible.
                            - Jim

Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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