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Re: [opensuse] Separate /usr?
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:42:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <1550577.1vHa7YCGMf@byrd>
On Thursday, August 09, 2012 08:38:14 Anton Aylward wrote:
Andreas Jaeger said the following on 08/09/2012 07:59 AM:
On the other hand, going forward I suggest to not setup a separate
/usr anymore, there's no benefit in it.

Backups?
More to the point, management of backups.

Oh, right, you've got some Sony DAT tape thing that can take half a
terabyte and a budget for an endless supply of tapes ...

Unlike many of us ...

I don't understand how a separate /usr helps with backups. Could you
elaborate, please?

Andreas
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