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Bug#191036: create /run for programs that run before /var is mounted

On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 11:56:24AM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > As per the discussion on debian-devel, I am filing this bug with patch
> > to have base-files create the /run directory.  To summarise the
> > discussion, we need to move program state out of /etc but for some
> > programs that run early on during the boot process, /var is not mounted
> > and so /var/run is unavailable.  Thus Debian will be enhancing the FHS
> > by demonstrating it is possible to leave /etc totally under the admin's
> > control.  A proposed addition to the FHS will be forthcoming once we can
> > show that /run is useful.

I second this proposal.
I am absolutly neutral w.r.t the name of the directory, but I am
positive we need it.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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