>>>>> "Frank" == Frank A Uepping <email@example.com> writes: Frank> Hi, Debian creates a CVS reposetory in /var/lib by default. I Frank> have some misgivings about this location. Doesn't the filesystem Frank> standard allow to delete all files below /var? No, that is /tmp. /var is for files that can be changed (i.e. it should not be on a read-only filesystem). Frank> This would be rather fatal for the development team if some Frank> careless admin follows this rule. Well, dpkg/apt/etc. keep their data in /var, the default location for web pages is /var/www, mail is stored in /var/mail, etc. -- Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
Description: PGP signature