Can I omit /srv when backupping my F13 system?

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Thu May 6 06:30:11 UTC 2010

On 05/06/2010 08:19 AM, Joachim Backes wrote:
> On 05/06/2010 08:13 AM, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-05-06 at 07:52 +0200, Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> When backupping my F13 system, I omit the directory /srv. Is this
>>> correct, or should I backup /srv too (it only contains the "pungi"
>>> directory with a "temp" subdirectory with about 35300 MB)?
>>> All comments are welcome.
>> /srv is site admin managed.  We as a distribution do not install any
>> software into there.  Therefor it is rather impossible for us to tell
>> you whether to back it up or not, because it depends on if you've placed
>> any data in that path or not.
> Thanks. But does anybody know wherefrom /srv/pungi with about 35 MB
> comes? /srv/pungi does not belong to any rpm, and I can't remember that
> I installed some data there.
> Kind regards

Walking a little bit through /srv/pungi, I found files and directories 

zbar is installed in my F13 box!

So /srv/pungi looks for me as place for tempdata of yum. Can this be an 

My F13 installation history: The first installation was done by running 
the F13 alpha live DVD, and then installing from the live system to HD, 
then applying all updates until today (my current fedora-release: 

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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