Am 30.03.2011 17:24, schrieb Tollef Fog Heen: > > (Please keep me in Cc, I'm not subscribed) > > Proposer: Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Seconder: Michael Biebl <email@example.com> > > Currently, /lib/init/rw exists as a place for applications that need > write access early (before $local_fs) to put their data. In addition, > some abuse /dev/shm for this. A couple of years back, /run was > suggested, but /lib/init/rw ended up being chosen. > > However, various upstreams are not using /lib/init/rw, they're more > likely to use hidden directories in /dev, like /dev/.udev and > /dev/.initramfs. This is both ugly and a violation of the FHS. > > Various upstreams seem to now unite under the banner of /run and I > think it would make sense for us to follow suit, see  for Lennart > Poettering's mail to the Fedora devel list and  for the FHS bug > about it. > > I'm therefore proposing the goal of: > > - /run should exist as a tmpfs > - /var/run should be a symlink or bind mount of/to /run > - /var/lock should be a symlink/bind mount to /run/lock > - /lib/init/rw should be a symlink/bind mount to /run > - applications are free to use /run as they have previously used > /var/run. Applications using /lib/init/rw and /dev/shm are to be > changed to use /run. Given the clear consensus so far, we created http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/RunDirectory and I added it to http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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