Re: a place for a package directory in root
Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
> /run/bootchart, but there seems to be some resistance to actually trying to
> standardize on /run :)
Is it said, that /run can not be a tmpfs which is mounted by mountvirtfs?
"UNIX was not designed to stop people from doing stupid things, because
that would also stop them from doing clever things."
-- Doug Gwyn