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


On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 06:42:34PM +1100, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:

[Excellent summary of discussion surrounding /run]

> So, I propose the following course of action:
> 1) Create /run in base-files, mode 755, owned by root.root.
> 2) Patch those programs using /etc to store state to check for the existence
>    of first /var/run and then /run, and use the first found location as the
>    location of their state files.  Thus we can use /var/run if (e.g. on a
>    workstation) /var has been mounted, and /run if it has not.
> 3) Amend policy to acknowledge /run and specify that programs requiring a
>    location to write state to when the system is still being initialised
>    (i.e just after the system has booted, prior to /var being mounted) use
>    /run; for all other programs the FHS applies.
> Comments?

Hear, hear.


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