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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets

On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 06:27:50AM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:

>   "Programs that maintain transient UNIX-domain sockets should place them
>    in this directory."
> syslogd 		/dev/log		msyslog
> [...]
> X 			/tmp/.X11-unix		xserver-common
> Are there reasons why these should not be made to conform to the FHS?

/dev/log and /tmp/.X11-unix, at least, must at least be replaced by symlinks,
as statically linked software will look for them there, including many chrooted
daemon programs.

 - mdz

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