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

On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 09:09:48PM +0000, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that Justin Pryzby may or may not have written...
> > On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 09:09:59PM +0100, Marc Leeman wrote:
> [snip]
> >> 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?
> /var/cache/install/$PACKAGE?
Why not /var/cache/$package/
maybe /v/c/$package/install/

Clear skies,

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