fd.o services outage, annarchy $HOME lost

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Oct 7 10:38:17 PDT 2009

Excerpts from Matthias Hopf's message of Wed Oct 07 08:12:28 -0700 2009:

> But I would like to know the reasoning behind that. Is /home
> notoriously flooded with short-living big-sized files, or has this
> something to do with local law, or what?

It's just to reduce the size of our backup images -- /home gets a lot
of transient data loaded on it which would make daily backup images
much larger. 

keith.packard at intel.com
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