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Re: Please do not use /run yet



On Wed, Apr  6, 2011 at 12:18:32 +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 10:54:53 (CEST), Roger Leigh wrote:
> 
> > As of base-files 6.2 which went into unstable yesterday, we have a
> > new top-level directory, /run.
> >
> > This directory will contain a tmpfs which will be present from early
> > boot, and which will replace /var/run.  This will be done by
> > initscripts, which we are waiting to be uploaded.  For the time
> > being, /run is just an empty directory, and it's not guaranteed to
> > be writable either during early boot, or during normal operation.
> 
> What about adding a lintian warning (error?) for packages that place
> files in /run?
> 
How do you catch that?  Files in /run wouldn't be part of the packages,
they'd be created at runtime.

Cheers,
Julien


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