FreeBSD Port: MailScanner-4.54.6_2

James L. Day lday at
Sat Jul 1 21:41:03 UTC 2006

How many servers in the real world have equally-sized /tmp and /var
partitions with 600+ users?  I don't waste my hard drive space on /tmp
when I need 10+ gigabytes for /var.  Do you seriously think I'm going to
also make a 10+ GB /tmp?  I don't think so...


Mike Jakubik wrote:
> James L. Day wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'd like to recommend a change to your "patch-lib-clamav-wrapper" file
>> in your FreeBSD MailScanner port.  You have the temporary directory path
>> set to "/tmp".  I'm having trouble with my "/tmp" partition running out
>> of space during scans of large messages.  I recommend that it be changed
>> to "/var/tmp".
> Just because your /tmp partition is too small, doesn't mean every one
> else's is too. FreeBSD by default partitions /var and /tmp to be the
> same size.

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