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Re: Safer package installation

>>>>> "Dima" == Dima  <dima@eris.dev.null> 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 <karlheg@inetarena.com>
Portland, OR  USA
Debian GNU 1.2  Linux 2.0.29t
You tell me and we'll both know.

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