[HEADS-UP] Moving /var/run and /var/lock to tmpfs in Rawhide

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Tue Nov 23 21:44:39 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:32:00PM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:

> Also note that by now it's somewhat standard that code that needs to be
> run as part of early boot creates a subdir in /dev, such as /dev/.udev
> or /dev/.systemd. Not super-pretty, but I guess it's too late to
> complain about that.

This is the first time I read about using a subdir in /dev. Is there
some inter-distro agreement about this? The last discussion I had with
someone from debian revealed that they use subdirs in /lib for stuff
that should be in /var according to the FHS but might be needed before
/var is mounted.

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