[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Lib/test test_dumbdbm.py,NONE,1.1
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Sat, 20 Jan 2001 16:23:58 -0500 (EST)
Guido van Rossum writes:
> tempfile.mktemp() in that module, right? Or does the /tmp filesystem
> on Linux (which AFAIK is a RAM disk implemented in virtual memory so
> it uses swap space when it runs out of RAM) not support locking?
I thought it was Solaris that used available+virtual memory for
/tmp; that was what we ran into at CNRI. (Which doesn't preclude
Linux from doing the same, I just don't recall that we've encountered
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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