System Restore

Shawn Christopher schristopheraz at
Tue Jun 28 20:52:43 UTC 2005

On 6/28/05, Ante Karamatic <ivoks at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 23:34 -0700, Shawn Christopher wrote:
> > You have to excuse me...I'm not familiar with everyone one this list,
> > however....You are who to make this desicsion? (sp?)
> I didn't make any desicsion. In OpenSource world you can't make
> desicsion will there be something or not. This is just real conclusion.
> Creating System Restore is just useless. There is no need for it. /etc
> isn't the place where every user can write something. Windows registry
> IS that place. So, you have non-admin users writing to registry.
> Registry is binary file and can be easily coruppted, so it needs some
> point of return.
> If you used System Restore on Windows, you would know it's useless even
> there.
> There are some inovations in Windows that are good, and thoose
> inovations will be implemented in Linux's window managers (window
> managers, NOT Linux). It's very important to understand that Linux, as
> kernel, sysv init and libc can't have system restore. It's pointless. It
> would be step back, because now you can have multiple kernels and
> multiple inits. If you loose libc, even system restore will not work,
> cause it needs C library.
> People who think that linking whole /etc to something else don't have
> too much exp. in Linux or UNIX operating systems.
> --
> Ante Karamatic <ivoks at>
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OK, Thanks for answering for the Linux community....I think between
you and the Richard Gere that pretty much covers the whole human race
of people that have been spoken for :-P


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