Re: /run and read-only /etc
Marco d'Itri <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Apr 09, Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>>>> * util-linux
>>>>>> #156489: Move /etc/adjtime under /var/lib
>>>>> This may have some merit, but you can use a symlink.
>>>> "This would be a FHS violation."
>>> The FHS does not apply to local changes.
>> Leaving /etc/adjtime as is and telling admins to "move it and use a
>> symlink" is a FHS violation because /etc/adjtime is.
> What part of "FHS does not apply to local changes" you did not
>> /etc has a "static nature". See the note on /etc/mtab under Table
>> 18.104.22.168. It is also for configuration files. /etc/adjtime is neither.
> Then propose to change FHS.
Quoting Anthony Towns in <20030322070346.GA4387@azure.humbug.org.au>
| changes to the FHS have to first be trialled in distros, so adding
| new directories and moving things around is explicitly a supported
| part of the FHS process these days.