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Re: a place for a package directory in root

* Joerg Sommer [Mon, 29 Aug 2005 12:51:16 +0000]:

> > Do it and get enough things to use it. Then there is no stopping you.

> Well, I add /run/ to the directories of my package and mount a tmpfs
> there on startup. But I leave it mounted after exit, because I don't know
> if someone else use it.

> Any objections?

  Only, if you implement this in your package, which is an init
  replacement, what about other packages that may need this in the
  future (or that are currently using /dev/shm when we'd rather they
  didn't)? As the standard init does not mount it, they can't count on
  /run being available, so either they do it themselves, or we get the
  standard init to provide /run as well.

  Thoughts about the latter?

Adeodato Simó
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