Bug#698687: autopkgtest [spec]: Clarify what to use as a "scratch" area for "large data"

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Thu Jan 31 06:02:13 UTC 2013

Niels Thykier [2013-01-22 12:19 +0100]:
> Should such tests request for the source directory to be "rw" or use
> /var/tmp (or <third option>)?

IMHO this is the right choice, just like for very large temporary data in
general (for which /tmp/ generally isn't appropriate).

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