Re: /run vs /var/run
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md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Dec 19, Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
>> There are many uses for an ext3fs, but that doesn't mean we only have
>> one ext3 filesystem. What exactly is your reasoning here?
> That tmpfs will not be removed from the kernel just because shm_open()
> will switch to a different implementation.
Of course. But if that happened there would be no reason to keep
/dev/shm mounted; you would need to use an alternate location.
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