[Kurt Roeckx] > Afaik, Ubuntu is already using this. As a result, I've actually got a > bug against my package submitted because it didn't handle it. My > package now recreates the directory from the init script if it's > missing, and I'm not really happy about that solution. Why not? 'mkdir -p' (or 'install -d' if you need a non-root owner or custom permissions) is a quick one-liner. I'd much rather my system didn't assume that /var/run or /tmp or /dev/shm will retain anything at all between reboots.
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