Am Donnerstag 31 März 2011 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
This was discussed in a bug report iirc, here is some summary: http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linux-distributions-to-include-ru n-d irectory-1219006.html
Apparently, many tools (among them udev) will soon require a /run/ directory that is mounted early (as tmpfs). It is probably a good idea to add this to the filesystem and initscripts packages.
+1 Go for it.
About FS#18157, many of them have been fixed (mysql, mpd, httpd...), but we need a complete list.