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



On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 02:52:41PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Many or most systems don't need /run; only those with a network-
> mounted /var need it.  Among the latter, many or most systems
> don't need /run to be on a ramdisk; only those without a rw
> local filesystem need it to be on a ramdisk.

"Many or most systems don't need /lib; only those with a separate /usr
partition need it."

Also, I think you'll find that just announcing that "/var/run must
now be local" won't stop the bug reports from pouring in post-sarge.
Changing the semantics of an *existing* FHS directory is a lot more
troublesome than adding a new one.

-- 
Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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