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Ivan Shmakov 10-17-2011 03:51 AM

Move mtab, etc. below /run
 
>>>>> Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> writes:
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:24:09AM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:

>> With all the sort of software continuously writing to /etc/?
>> Consider, e. g., /etc/blkid.tab, which is updated almost every time
>> a removable media is connected to the system. Or /etc/mtab. Or
>> /etc/lvm/cache/.

> These should all be moved to /run.

Indeed.

> mtab will be moved shortly. The LVM and block ID caches should also
> move there, with backups put under /var as required.

Are there any Bug# one could subscribe to to watch the progress?

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Michael Biebl 10-17-2011 04:38 AM

Move mtab, etc. below /run
 
Am 17.10.2011 05:51, schrieb Ivan Shmakov:
>>>>>> Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> writes:
>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:24:09AM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
>
> >> With all the sort of software continuously writing to /etc/?
> >> Consider, e. g., /etc/blkid.tab, which is updated almost every time
> >> a removable media is connected to the system. Or /etc/mtab. Or
> >> /etc/lvm/cache/.
>
> > These should all be moved to /run.
>
> Indeed.
>
> > mtab will be moved shortly. The LVM and block ID caches should also
> > move there, with backups put under /var as required.
>
> Are there any Bug# one could subscribe to to watch the progress?
>

http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/RunDirectory
and specificially
http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/RunDirectory#Packages_using_.2BAC8-etc

Everyone interested in this release goal is very much welcomed to join the
effort and get those packages fixed.

Cheers,
Michael
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