What's this /run directory doing on my system and where does it come from?
jreznik at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 14:12:49 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 04:05:27 PM Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 9:21 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Wed, 30.03.11 15:08, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >> On 03/30/2011 02:30 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> >> > On Wed, 30.03.11 18:04, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Also, can somebody point me to the place where the FHS would say "no
> >> > other directories below / are allowed"? I can't find that. And hence
> >> > this change is perfectly FHS compliant.
> >> It's in the preface of the root file system section:
> >> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#THEROOTFILESYSTEM
> >> <cite>
> >> Applications must never create or require special files or
> >> subdirectories in the root directory. Other locations in the FHS
> >> hierarchy provide more than enough flexibility for any package.
> >> </cite>
> > Well, we are not an "application", are we?
> I think, for the first time in Fedora history, I agree with Lennart.
+1, me too :)))
> After reading the above reference, this does not seem like an FHS
> violation. Even if it is, it is the FHS that needs to be updated.
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