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Re: /run/, resolvconf and read-only root

On Sun, 2003-05-04 at 05:12, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> The feedback from Sam Hartman regarding pam and login indicates that /run is
> the wrong place for nologin, that /var/run would suffice.

It would indeed be better if some location under /var/
could be used for the nologin file.

> His main concern
> though was that changing the behaviour would offend most sysadmins.
> It would be easy enough for pam/login/sysvinit to change the location I
> specified to /var/run/nologin for the system state file.  I'd like to point
> out that in the case of pam/login/sysvinit that behaviour hasn't been
> totally changed -- existing behaviour is preserved.

If existing behaviour is preserved, then sysadmins shouldn't
be offended.

Thomas Hood <jdthood0@yahoo.co.uk>

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