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Re: /etc getting big

"Sean 'Shaleh' Perry" <shaleh@valinux.com> writes:

> > /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.

Is this true for reiserfs ? However, such assumptions are not very


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