Re: Safer package installation
>>>>> "Dima" == Dima <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> As you state, disk space is now pretty cheap. That's not an
>> excuse to wantonly waste disk a la Microsoft, but symlinks
>> aren't exactly huge.
Dima> Which is even worse, in a sense -- they waste a whole disk
Dima> block each, using only a few bytes in it.
It was my understanding that the ext2fs compacts things so that
several small files/symlinks actually are placed in one block. Am I
Karl M. Hegbloom <email@example.com>
Portland, OR USA
Debian GNU 1.2 Linux 2.0.29t
You tell me and we'll both know.