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Re: What is /var/backups for?

On Sat, Aug 03, 2002 at 04:01:43PM +0200, Gerhard Poul wrote:
> Hi,
> I found a directory called /var/backups on my debian system but haven't
> found it described in the FHS. - Nobody of my debian-loving friends 
> knew what this directory was either.
> I hope some of you know what it is and have the time to share their wisdom.

Packages can use it to save important data. Things like inetd.conf,
passwd/group/shadow files, etc.

Debian     - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://linux1394.sourceforge.net/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
Deqo       - http://www.deqo.com/

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