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Re: /run vs /var/run

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Dec 19, Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> wrote:
> > If in the future glibc decides to choose some other implementation
> > for shm_open(), then it has no reason to stay.
> But it has no reason to go away either, since there are many other uses
> too for a tmpfs.

Sure, but why do we have to keep using one whose main purpose is something

> > > > /run doesn't especially /need/ to be a tmpfs fs does it?  It could

Yes, it does, it needs to always be rw and available very early.

> I understand that some people want a writeable file system available
> before / is mounted rw.

Exactly. I suspect some of the /dev/shm usage would have shifted to /run if
we had it at the time.

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