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Re: Safer package installation

In message <[🔎] 199704072256.PAA01765@bittersweet.inetarena.com> you wrote:
>>>>>> "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

I didn't know that (obviously :) -- I suppose it would, too.

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