On 17 February 2012, at 23:21, Robert Bonomi wrote: >> From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Fri Feb 17 19:56:00 2012 >> From: Doug Hardie <bc...@lafn.org> >> Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:50:44 -0800 >> To: FreeBSD Mailing List <email@example.com> >> Subject: Re: One or Four? >> >> >> On Feb 17, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Robison, Dave wrote: >>> We'd like a show of hands to see if folks prefer the "old" style default >>> with 4 partitions and swap, or the newer iteration with 1 partition and >>> swap. >> >> >> I only run servers and set them up with /, /usr, and swap. Other partitions >> are placed on other disks with typically one partition per disk. I link /var >> and /tmp into /usr. > > That last is a *BAD*IDEA*(tm). There _are_ programs that assume that /var/tmp > and /usr/tme are *different* places -- and will attempt to create 'distinct' > files _with_the_same_name_ in the two diretories.
I am sure you can find programs that presume anything you want. I have never seen one that does that. If I did find one, it would be easy to correct that misguided thinking. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"