[RFC] /var versus /srv

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Sat Sep 22 12:52:15 UTC 2007

On Sat, 22 Sep 2007 13:15:46 +0200
Ralf Ertzinger <fedora at camperquake.de> wrote:

> Speaking of which, I think it's fascinating that noone has noted
> so far that the RPM database lives in /var, too.
> Which I rather hate to lose, and so I do backup it.

I consider the rpm database to be transient on the system as well.
When I'm restoring the system, I'm not restoring an exact copy, most
often I'm doing a fresh install with the same /manifest/ and dropping
the backed up data in place.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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