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Re: /run vs /var/run



In article <20374169.1134909243860.JavaMail.root@ps4> you wrote:
> Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
>> and if it is placed in a tmpfs (which is really the best thing
>> anyway) it doesnt matter under which mountpoint it is located.
> 
> It does matter, because /run needs to be usable before other
> filesystems are mounted, and a filesystem can get mounted on /var,
> thus hiding anything that was stored at /var/run prior to this.
> One might propose shifting things around, but this quickly gets into
> race problems.

Yes of course. I meant: it does not matter if you place it on /run instead
of /var since it does not take up more ressources.

Gruss
Bernd
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