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Re: RFD: use transient /var/run (tmpfs) or not?

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
>On Tuesday 21 September 2004 13.37, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>[directories in /var/run]
>> startup scripts in /etc/rc?.d run as root and have privileges to
>> mkdir/chown/chmod the directory.
>There is a tendency to do everything at boot for convenience of the users=20
>running half their system off ramdisks.
>Personally, I don't like that at all, as it slows down the boot process=20
>unnecessarily, running checks that are unnecessary to run for 95% of the=20

If someone is willing to go to the effort to make this work, it would
also make it more convenient to exclude /var/run from backups.

Similar work for /var/cache would be useful too, for this reason.


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