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

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Sun Nov 28 09:29:27 UTC 2010


On Sat, 27 Nov 2010 20:52:13 -0500 (EST)
Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Nov 2010, Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> >> 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:
> > http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2010-November/146230.html
> 
> But the initscript needs the support anyway, if it is to support
> non-systemd systems. And as an upstream, I'm trying to keep to a
> single init script where possible. (and not have one for each branch
> of fedora)
> 
> Adding/supporting systemd files in /etc just for
> creating /var/run/packagename does seem the ideal solution to me.

Yes, that's what I'm doing.

Paul.


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