Is it possible to share HOME between Edgy and Dapper
eduard.bonet at upf.edu
Thu Oct 5 09:13:53 UTC 2006
Earl Violet wrote:
> If this is being done to make files available to both edgy and
> dapper, I'd worry about configuration files being over written. I'd
> be more comfortable mounting one partition like the edgy home with
> dapper and sharing both that way and keeping the edgy and dapper
> configuration files separate.
> --- Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>> Thilo Six wrote:
>>> Eduard wrote the following on 03.10.2006 16:23:
>>>> I have Edgy beta running in one partition, with home directory
>>>> another one. Can i install dapper in another partition and share
>>>> directory with Edgy (of course given dapper a different user
>> name than
>>>> with Edgy)?
>>>> Thanks again in advance.
>>> IMHO it is not a good idea to share the home between them,
>>> because there a new program versions in edgy which will change
>>> proabaly the files at first start.
>>> If you use then the dapper version again ... well this will lead
>>> to problems.
>> Since he's going to use different users, I don't see a problem. It
>> work fine.
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Thanks, i will try it taking care of my sensible data and let you know
about the experience.
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