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Re: [Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 09:38:07PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Kurt Roeckx]
> > I'm not really sure what the right thing to do is.  Maybe the FHS
> > should be made clear on what you can expect from /var/run.

> I believe it is quite clear that the sysadmin is allowed to use tmpfs
> as /var/run/, and that packages which fail to support this has a bug.

However, that's not the same thing as saying it's ok for sysvinit to *make*
/var/run a tmpfs on the admin's behalf.  I think it's pretty clear that this
violates the letter of the FHS, and such a change needs to be considered

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