On Thursday 24 February 2011 16:10:09 Andrei Popescu wrote: > On Jo, 24 feb 11, 16:33:09, Celejar wrote: > > Certainly - but my advice stands for typical, general purpose desktops, > > laptops and servers. > > I doubt typical, general purpose desktops and laptops (yes, I omitted > servers) are using /var/spool/mail or /var/spool/cron/crontabs Having a couple of user cronjobs around is pretty normal for me. And while remote mail is optional, I consider a system that can't deliver local mail to be incomplete. There's also other stuff under /var I use. PostgreSQL databases for one. NB: I don't keep backups. I know I should, but I don't. I gave up after calculating the size of the pile of DVDs I'd need to back up my 4TB file system. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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