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Re: Minimum size for /home?

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 22:36:02 +0200
Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu,04.Mar.10, 13:54:30, postid wrote:
> > On the other hand, I could just let /home be a part of / for each
> > distro (as below) and back up the dot files regularly.
> > 
> > hda1 -------- WinXP
> > hda2 -------- / for first distro
> > hda3 -------- / for second distro
> > hda4 -------- extended
> >   hda5 -------- shared data partition
> >   hda6 -------- swap
> Although I usually suggest having a separate /home it doesn't make much 
> sense in your case. Just be careful to store anything that can get big 

Why not?  He said that he wants to keep the .config type stuff
separate, which would seem to make eminently good sense if he's going
to be using different versions of various applications.  And separate
homes won't really add much overhead, since the .configs are pretty
small, as we've noted.

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