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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:
> In all these cases, the files are required or potentially required
> before /var has been mounted :-(.
> Looks like the /mem proposal might be a good idea...
> or /var_small maybe???

It seems silly to pollute root and go against standards just because of
a small window during boot time (which only affects people that mount
/var separately anyway).

Can't something tricky be done to handle the var-mounting sillyness at
boot, but keep this stuff in /var/run most of the time?

We live, as we dream -- alone....

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