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



OoO En cette nuit striée d'éclairs  du samedi 04 avril 2009, vers 02:14,
Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> disait :

>> There are still daemons though (like proftpd comes to mind), which ship a
>> subdirectory in /var/run and support inetd.

> What does it use the directory for?

I don't  know for proftpd,  but a daemon  can use an empty  directory in
/var/run to chroot into it.
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