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SubjectRe: The /tmp and modules_install saga
Date (Peter T. Breuer) writes:
> OK. I still don't think you need any tmp files. If it were me doing it, i'd
> 1) mark all .o's executable to start. 2) unmark them executable as
> I copy them. 3) fill misc with the .o's still executable at the end.

The story turns full circle. The reason for using /tmp in the first
place was not to put temp files /usr/src/linux/modules, because you may
be installing from a read-only partition.

For example, I build kernels for the 486 machines on the P133, and NFS
mount /usr/src readonly to install them.

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