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Re: [gmail] Re: sponsor quake3 quake3-data packages

I demand that Justin Pryzby may or may not have written...

> On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 09:09:59PM +0100, Marc Leeman wrote:
>> I decided to put the files in /root/ (like it was in the quake2 package).
>> The main reason for this is that the downloads are considerable and I can
>> assume that users don't want to discard them as easily as a temp file (2x
>> around 40 MB).

>> AFAIK, this is also the strategy of realplayeri (when I still used it).
>> Maybe there is a better location for such files.

> Indeed /root/ feels like a bad place.  I would suggest /tmp/ or something
> in /var/.  Maybe /var/cache/, because "information" isn't "lost" if it gets
> deleted?


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