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Re: slink is gone, goals for potato?

Montreal Tue Mar  2 08:43:28 1999

Phillip R. Jaenke <prj@nls.net> wrote:
> apt keeps it's cache in /var. I make small /var partitions, usually <500M.
> I keep /var small. Most people I know do. Doing an apt-get dist-upgrade
> with a tiny /var partition is NOT easy. I had to symlink. So move it. ;)

Move it where?  /var is the right place.  People should either get
bigger /var's (200M might be reasonable) or symlink like you.

Everyone who installs a proxy, news server, database needs a big
/var/ anyway.  dpkg/apt are databases.


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