Bug#324900: nscd: umount /var fails (unclean shutdowns)
GOTO Masanori <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> At Thu, 25 Aug 2005 17:57:00 -0400,
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 05:53:05PM +0200, Zlatko Calusic wrote:
>> > GOTO Masanori <email@example.com> writes:
>> > > At Thu, 25 Aug 2005 12:56:04 +0200,
>> > > Zlatko Calusic wrote:
>> > >> rc 1119 root mem REG 8,9 217016 228931 /var/db/nscd/passwd
>> Note, this is a long-running bash. Not many people use file-rc (that's
>> what this is, right?)
> It explains why most people don't see this issue. Why does file-rc
> cause problems?
So, it's NOT file-rc!
> #define _PATH_DEV "/dev/"
> #define _PATH_TMP "/tmp/"
> -#define _PATH_VARDB "/var/db/"
> +#define _PATH_VARDB "/var/lib/misc/"
> Another chioce is to use /var/cache - it's for application specific
> caching data. But currently I use /var/db instead of /var/lib/misc -
> I have wondered this change is widely accepted. I would like to hear
> from all you guys about this placement.
If my voice counts at all :), I would say: yes!
But /var/cache/nscd would be even better!