On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 14:17, Thomas Hood wrote: > * ppp > * Change /usr/sbin/pppd to: > * Store PID in /run/, not in /var/run/ Why? Is the goal to make PPP-mounter /var to work?! If so, pppd has to be moved to /sbin. > * pump > * Add /etc/pump directory > * Change /sbin/pump to: > * Store PID in /run, not in /var/run Quite. Programs in /sbin shouldn't, in general, be using /var/run. > The proposed new directory is for files similar to those in /var/run/ > that are not just variable and unshareable but also local -- i.e., they > must be writable independently of network connectivity. No, they must be on the root file system, like /bin and /sbin. Remember the root FS can be network mounted, e.g., over NFS.
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