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RE: /etc getting big

> /etc/X11/flwm is slighlty big because each menu entry is a file like
> yellowpig% cat /etc/X11/flwm/wmx/Debian/Apps/Editors/Emacs\ 20\ DL
>#! /bin/sh
># This file was automatically generated (see /usr/doc/menu).
> /usr/bin/emacs20
> Suppressing the warning would make the files smaller.

You can not make a file smaller than the block size of the FS, which is
typically 4k.  A 1 byte file still uses 4k of disk space.  Symlinks use 3
inodes, so no real savings is seen there either.

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