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

Steve Langasek wrote:

>and it raises the question of why implementing elaborate, non-portable
>bind mount tricks is preferable over getting the FHS amended.

I still haven't seen a convincing reason why /run is a preferable
default to /var/run in the majority of cases. People with network
mounted /vars are quite possibly going to have to be doing magic stuff
with ramdisks anyway, especially if they're not using Linux >=2.4.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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