Am 14.01.2017 um 20:00 schrieb Steve Langasek: > On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 03:54:30PM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote: >> If I'm reading the initscripts code correctly, sysvinit does the reverse >> by default, for some reason (/run/shm is the mount point and /dev/shm the >> symlink). I think the motivation might have been to be able to use the >> same tmpfs for /run and /run/shm, > > I recall this being a misguided attempt to move it out of /dev "because it's > not a device". The migration did not go well, especially in the face of > chroots that need to have it mounted, and since systemd did not handle this > the same way sysvinit had, we effectively now have a mess in the other > direction. The /run/shm symlink in systemd was added to minimize breakage when doing the switch from sysvinit to systemd > We should fix it so that everything again treats /dev/shm as the mountpoint. Nod, I'd be more then happy to drop the /run/shm symlink again from systemd. -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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