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Re: history (Was Re: Corel/Debian Linux Installer)

goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de wrote:

> /tmp as symlink or /tmp as partition is the same and /tmp as partition 
> is allowed and suggested. During bootup the /tmp link will be as
> broken as the unmounted partition. 

But the directory exists in /, so it actually _is_ available to
work (unlike a broken symlink).  Not optimal, but...

In any case, I agree that automically suggesting partitions like
this is a bad idea.

> The right partitioning scheme can only be suggested after 6 month test 
> run, so ext2fsresize needs to be written. :)

Red Hat has resize2fs as rpm and tz on their servers, derived of

And joeyh is packaging ext2-resize:

 `ext2-resize is a utility that can resize ext2 filesystems. It is now free
  under the GPL, see http://www.dsv.nl/~buytenh/ext2resize/

  It's in beta. I'll be putting it in unstable with appropriate

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