comments on KDE performance tips

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Thu Jan 16 12:00:24 GMT 2003

On Thursday 16 January 2003 12:51, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> Because /var/cache is not a portable location. Doesn't exist on FreeBSD,
> doesn't appear on Solaris (8, at least), and might not appear on some
> of our other supported platforms.
> Sorry to be blunt, but there's life outside the FHS, and some of these
> standards are at least as long established. For example, on (Free)BSD
> we have to follow the standard laid down by "man 7 hier", which has
> been around since AT&T Unix v7

On Linux-incompatible systems it can be put somewhere else. Just tell me what 
a suitable place is according to "man 7 hier".

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