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Re: /run and read-only /etc

Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> wrote:
>>   * 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.

I won't debate whether this is true in general, bug it is certainly
unnecessary in the case of pump.  I have specifically added code to
deal with the inability to write to /var/run by making pump fall back
to using TCP sockets.
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