Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: None <>
From: Jim Bernard <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/31/1998 18:28:03
On 7 31, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> On 31-Jul-98 Perry E. Metzger spoke unto us all:
> #  I won't express an opinion on data files, but score files belong in
> #  /var.
> Are we sure we want to pollute var like that?

  Yes, absolutely.  That is, unless you want to propose a new "shared state"
directory for files that potentially need to be shared across machines and
updated by any of them.  In general, everything currently in the tree except
var and tmp should be possible to mount read only, either locally or via nfs.