[arch-projects] [initscripts] Linux distributions and /run/

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri Apr 8 05:42:33 EDT 2011

On Tue, 5 Apr 2011 14:47:06 +0800, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> This was discussed in a bug report iirc, here is some summary:
>> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linux-distributions-to-include-run-directory-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.
> I have prepared patches
> (https://github.com/teg/initscripts-arch/commits/bootlogd) that mounts
> /run if it is not already mounted in initscripts.
> I'll push them out if /run is added to filesystem (my requires /run to
> exist, but an existing /run without write permissions will not cause
> any problems, so it would be best to add this to filesystem first and
> then for initscripts to follow).
> Do the filesystem maintainer(s?) agree to add this?
> Cheers,
> Tom

I'll add the /run dir to the next filesystem package. I guess once this
is done we could start updating our packages to use /run instead of
/var/run, right?

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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