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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 06:54:05PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> The whole thing is grey territory in FHS, but still I tend to think
> that sysvinit should somehow preserve the (empty) directory structure
> of /var/run through reboots.

Definitely. When using chroots, it is not uncommon that some directories
containing UNIX-domain sockets (like /var/run/saslauthd, /var/run/mysql,
/var/run/postgresql) are bind-mounted to 5-10 different locations.
Right now all that information can be kept in one single location:
/etc/fstab. Having to edit the init scripts instead would be quite


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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