Can I recreate my .snap directories ?

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Tue Jun 25 14:20:34 UTC 2019

On 2019-06-24 19:47, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> from Michael Sierchio:
>> It's just a directory.
>> mkdir -p /.snap /usr/.snap /var/.snap
>> chown root:operator /.snap /usr/.snap /var/.snap
>> chmod 775 /.snap /usr/.snap /var/.snap
> Where do you get /usr/.snap and /var/.snap ?
> I have seen /.snap in FreeBSD but never /usr/.snap or /var/.snap .

Every mount point with UFS-2 mounted will have .snap directory. No 
places that are not actually mount points with UFS-2 mounted should not 
have .snap directories (ideally). Sometimes people do rsync and .snap 
sneak in from the place with different mount points structure...


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Valeri Galtsev
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