[RFC] /var versus /srv

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Fri Sep 21 18:58:42 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 11:14:13AM -0700, Ian Burrell wrote:
> /var isn't just for temporary files.  It is all local writable data.

/var/home, eh?

> Some of it is temporary and doesn't need to be backed up.  Some it is
> your most critical data and better be backed up.

And there's the problem. That's a huge flaw.

Worse, some of it is very space-consuming temporary data which should never
be backed up.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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