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Re: /run vs /var/run (was: Please test new sysvinit)

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 09:57:48AM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Anthony Towns wrote:
> > A possible concern is people seeing /run and thinking "ah, there's a
> > directory I can use for stuff", and having it be used instead of
> > /var/run or $TMPDIR or /var/lib or /var/cache for things it's not
> > appropriate for.
> I think that everyone agrees that /run is to be used only for those very
> few purposes for which /var/run cannot be used.  If there are worries
> about abuse then I would suggest the addition of a sentence to Policy
> forbidding such abuse.

Developers have been known not to be completely familiar with policy, but
it's admins and upstream programmers that I'm particularly thinking of.


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