on Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 08:13:18PM -0400, Andrew Pimlott (email@example.com) wrote: > I fear this question will have an embarassing answer, but I just > found a large file tree in /var/tmp/filexQ70qA on my Debian Woody > system. The contents seem to be some form of the Debian packages > database. filexQ70qA/ contains a huge number of directiories (~ > 5000--BTW, that takes a while to list in ext2 ;) ), each named after > a Debian package. Each of those directories contains a single file > of the same name, whose contents is the packages entry for that > package (eg, libapache-request-perl/libapache-request-perl contains > "Package: libapache-request-perl\n..."). The whole tree takes up > about 50 megs. I found same, dated sometime in May. ~ May 8, IIRC. Was out of space on /var, deleted same last night. No adverse effe!@#$%^&*(...lost carrier -- Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/ http://www.kuro5hin.org Are these opinions my employer's? Hah! I don't believe them myself!
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