Re: Safer package installation
In message <[🔎] 199704072256.PAA01765@bittersweet.inetarena.com> you wrote:
>>>>>> "Dima" == Dima <email@example.com> 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
I didn't know that (obviously :) -- I suppose it would, too.