If you're bored during the freeze
kutulu at kutulu.org
Tue Apr 27 10:03:39 PDT 2004
* Robin Schoonover <end at endif.cjb.net> [040427 09:35]:
> On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 15:23:04 +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
> > Robin Schoonover wrote:
> > >
> > > It gets worse. One port, that I unfortunately cannot remember now,
> > > deleted the entire /usr/local/www/data tree when I deinstalled it.
> > You did not have any important data there, otherwise you would remember
> > which port it was, I guess?
> It did delete important data (a calendar in fact, that is only used by
> about 5-10 people), but I was too worried about finding the backup to
> remember what port it was. :(
> Fortunately I managed to get the data back in place before anyone
At some point in the past, apache itself did this when upgrading
(apache+mod_ssl, specifically). I got into the habit of never putting
anything useful in that directory so it wouldn't happen again.
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