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    Using /home/_sysupgrade for the temporary files strikes me as unusual to see in OpenBSD base. Is this to keep those files in the place most likely to be a separate disk partition by default installer choices?

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      I’d imagine it is also (mostly?) about the available disk space.

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        There was (at one point) some logic in sysupgrade that checked whether or not /tmp had sufficient space (and if so, it would store it there). It was a bit flimsy though, and broke when tmp was mounted as mfs. It ended up being removed.

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      Tangentially related: The main barrier to me moving to OpenBSD is that they don’t support extended attributes, which is a shame because otherwise it’d be the first BSD on my list to test