[arch-projects] [mkinitcpio] [RFC 0/2] Introduce /run

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 8 14:37:48 EDT 2011

Am 08.04.2011 20:00, schrieb Rémy Oudompheng:
> On 2011/4/8 Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> This patchset introduces /run into mkinitcpio. The size and mode
>> options of the tmpfs should be the same in mkinitcpio and
>> initscripts. Please comment.
> Hello,
> I don't run understand why there is a need for /run in mkinitcpio.
> Shouldn't this be in /etc/fstab like any other userland filesystem?

Programs that run in early userspace can leave permanent information
behind, like udev, mdadm. I don't know if this is very helpful right
now, but if I understand this right, it will become de-facto standard.

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