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Re: a place for a package directory in root

On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 06:31:20PM +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:

> I will start maintaining the packages bootchart (#321784) and have a
> question. Bootchart collects data while booting. It is started before
> init, which means there is no place in the file tree to write to.

> The upstream package creates a directory in /mnt/ where it mounts a
> tmpfs. But using a directory under /mnt/ violates FHS, which is a policy
> violation. Where should I create the directory? Directly In root? I.e.
> /bootchart/?

/run/bootchart, but there seems to be some resistance to actually trying to
standardize on /run :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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