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Re: Why do we have to support tmpfs for /var/run (policy changes in 3.8.1)

Michael Biebl wrote:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> writes:

>>> 5.) If your package does not have an init script (I happen to maintain
>>> two such packages), I now have to create init scripts simply to create a
>>> /var/run directory. That's insane and even more wasting cpu cycles.
>> Could you provide more details about what package without an init script
>> uses /var/run?  The only other case that I can think of is packages that
>> create transient UNIX-domain sockets.
> policykit is such an example. Potentially as D-Bus system bus activated system
> services are affected by this, because they (usually) don't ship any init script.

Another class of services which might be affected, are daemons/programs started
by inetd.


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