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Re: a place for a package directory in root

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.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.
>> /bootchart/?
> /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

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