Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: None <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1999 19:26:04
On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Simon Burge wrote:

> When was the switch to "long term configuration information"?

>From the very beginning. Look in the archives for my long post
explaining the purpose behind having /etc and /var, rather than
just putting all of that into one directory.

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