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Re: RFC#16 - /etc/rc



On Thursday 13 November 2003 05:29 pm, Felix Kronlage wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 03:20:22PM -0500, STeve Andre' wrote:
> > In the case of laptop users OpenBSD gets booted freqently.
> > I once had an important file on /tmp (dumb, I know) which I
> > hadn't moved to /u before shutting down.   I was able to recover
> > it by booting into single user mode and moving it, but under
> > your scheme it would have been lost.
>
> well, leaving important data in /tmp is plain stupid.
>
> -fkr, not seeing any benefit from neither having /tmp be cleared on
> shutdown nor this discussion

Well, yes, it was stupid and I said that.  But the fact remains that
under the proposed change, the option of retreiving it would have
been lost--which is even more stupid.

--STeve Andre'