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

Thomas Hood wrote:
> In *this* thread I am proposing that /var/run should be the
> standard path to our runtime state directory and that it should
> be a symlink (both before and after /var is mounted) to another
> directory that is rw, persistent-until-reboot, and network-
> independent.

I agree with you, except I think it need not be a symlink by default. If
a pair of symlinks is needed, the admin (or d-i) can make them when they
are setting up the system with remote /var.

(I also agree that the two sub-threads are orthogonal.)

see shy jo

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