releases and stuff

Mike Hernandez sequethin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 06:01:07 PST 2004


On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 17:47:29 +1100, ryan.oliver at pha.com.au
<ryan.oliver at pha.com.au> wrote:
> 
> 
> > Ultimately, because it isn't safe to have devel tools on a system
> > regardless of whether or not they are mounted or not. Putting all the
> > devel in /opt is nice and tidy to some extent.
> 
> I must admit I cannot live without some devel tools on my systems.
> Safest way is to keep them in an encrypted loopback filesystem for
> when you do actually need them.
> 
I was reading in Linux Journal that the encrypted loopback stuff might
be dropped from the kernel. Seems no one wants to maintain it.

Mike



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