Thread: /tmp & /var/tmp
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Old 12th July 2008
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/tmp is for files that really wouldn't make a difference if they disappear when your system reboots.

/var/tmp is typically for holding files that need to persist between reboots (for example, a temporary "/etc" environment during a make buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel.
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