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

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed Nov 24 15:00:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, 23.11.10 16:56, Nathanael D. Noblet (nathanael at gnat.ca) wrote:

> > Imho there should be a packaging guideline to make it clear what needs
> > to be done in which cases. E.g. when to %ghost files and when not.
> I'm curious, one of my packages has /var/run/dspam in the specfile and 
> /var/lock/subsystem/dspam used in the initscript... I added a %ghost for 
> the second and now I'm wondering if I even need to.. Should I revert 
> that change? and just %ghost /var/run/dspam ?

You probably should %ghost all dirs/files beneath those two directories.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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