[CentOS] Re: CentOS 5 Beta Feels Snappier

Thu Mar 22 20:57:15 UTC 2007
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 16:20:31 -0400, Jim Perrin wrote:

> On 3/22/07, Rodrigo Barbosa
> <rodrigob at darkover.org> wrote:
>> Yes, it is stupid, and should not be on /tmp. .X0-lock should be on
>> /var/lock (or /var/run). .X11-unix should be on /var/run or /var/state.
>> xses-rodrigob* should be on my home diretory (maybe .xsessions/). And so
>> one and so forth.
> The x session files provide an interesting case, because many X apps will
> get angry if they're used over NFS, so any large-scale system (think ldap
> auth and automounted home dirs) would have issues. They should be
> somewhere not in /tmp, nor in /home. /var/tmp would potentially be a
> better place than /tmp

According to the default setup on CentOS4, tmpwatch seems also to clean up
/tmp/var albeit less often than it does /tmp...