On Thu, Jun 07, 2007, Richard Lynch wrote:
>So, I found it in 'man hier' as "for historical reasons" but just what
>is /var/preserve and why is it getting cleaned out every day and why
>am I getting yet another line in a too-long email about it?...

Historically /var/preserve is used by the ``vi'' editor to save
state upon abnormal termination.

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