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

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Wed Nov 24 16:43:06 UTC 2010

On 24/11/10 16:39, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Nov 2010, Paul Howarth wrote:
>> However, most affected packages probably have directories rather than
>> files here, and *those* shouldn't need %ghost-ing because re-creating
>> them using a tmpfiles.d/*.conf file should be enough to keep rpm happy.
> Is that needed if the package init script deals with this already?
> (eg xl2tpd will create /var/run/xl2tpd if it does not exist)

If the initscript already does it then that should be fine.

But Lennart prefers the tmpfiles.d approach as it's less cumbersome:


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