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Re: general rules for partitioning



On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 12:55:33PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> If your web server content is important you might not want people
> to edit the files directly.  You'll probably want to edit somewhere
> that you can preview, then when all the links are consistent, copy

Sure. In that case, /srv/www for the master copy (or some software which
stores its master data there) and /var/www for the recreatable data.

> You shouldn't edit the crontab files directly either.  There is a system
> tool for that.

Indeed. But it's still not really "transient temporary data", since many
people don't keep a "master copy" anywhere else.

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