dot snap folder
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Mon Jan 16 12:21:32 UTC 2012
On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:59:59 +0100
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 05:32:11 -0600, ajtiM wrote:
> > On Sunday 15 January 2012 23:54:52 Chip Camden wrote:
> > > Quoth Polytropon on Monday, 16 January 2012:
> > > > On Sun, 15 Jan 2012 15:40:20 -0800, Jim Pazarena wrote:
> > > > > Is it permissible to delete the dot snap folder which is
> > > > > created in a filesystem?
> > > >
> > > > First of all, it's called a directory, not a "folder". :-)
> > >
> > > After all, it doesn't fold (for that you need a little Haskell or
> > > OCaml).
> > ...and the answer if is it permissible to delete .snap directory
> > is?? Thank you.
> The answer has been provided two times, none of them is
> quoted above or below. :-)
> I may repeat: It is permissible _unless_ you are running
> the dump program on a live partition using the -L option.
> As the question has been answered,
I'm not sure it has. AFAIK it's also used by background fsck.
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