What's this /run directory doing on my system and where does it come from?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 20:30:44 UTC 2011

2011/3/30 Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com>:
> 2011/3/30 Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>:
>> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 09:35 -0500, Adam Miller wrote:
>>> Again, I'm not against that this is being done, but I would like to see
>>> everyone equally follow suit on the way things are traditionally done
>>> in Fedora land.
>> Well, up to a point, Lord Copper. We have a features process with lots
>> of bureaucracy and FESCo involvement and so on. What we don't have is
>> any clear _enforcement_ of that process; there's no workable system that
>> evaluates changes and requires sufficiently significant changes to be
>> submitted as features. It's perfectly possible, and has been done lots
>> of times, to simply go ahead and commit significant changes that _could_
>> have been 'features', not submit them as features, and happily bypass
>> the entire 'feature' process with all its bureaucracy. /run would
>> certainly not be close to being the first time this has happened.
> Please do not try to kill evolution through the bureaucracy. Lennart
> fixed a long standing issue here and he did it in such a way that tree
> other major distributions accepted his solution. He also fixed a long
> standing issues with Linux init system. This is not a feature - this
> is evolution.

Well we are on f-d-l and this is a change ... we all know what this
evil combination causes ;)

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