Debian or Ubuntu?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Thu May 15 16:28:54 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 23:13 -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> I was surprised to see an install option which was intelligent enough
> to delete /var, /usr, and so on but leave /home alone.  

That's a great feature, isn't it.

>  Silly not to split it out but not
> having /home overwritten was very nice.  :)

Not so silly. In case you are interested, here is a discussion about
this going on right now on ubuntu-devel-discuss (it isn't the first
one), and Colin Watson has IMHO very convincing arguments for why
splitting out /home can't really be done right now.

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