[Mageia-dev] /run vs /var/run in configuration files

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Tue Sep 11 12:06:27 CEST 2012

11.09.2012 12:53, Guillaume Rousse kirjutas:
> Hello list.
> Since /usrmove, /run and /var/run is actually the same location on the 
> final running system. So, either can be used in actual configuration 
> files, and systemd unit files. But for consistency and comparaison 
> purpose, it would be better to enforce usage of one variant only.
> I initially started to use /run in a few packages, however I'm 
> considering reverting this practice for multiple reasons:
> - fedora keep using /var/run, which makes comparaison harder
> - it make backporting more difficult
> - similar /lib vs /usr/lib case exist, and our %_unitdir macro, for 
> instance, uses the second form
> Any other thought on this topic ?
I think we should convert to /run where possible. Else i don't see much 
point in usrmove. Backporting - don't think it will happen any time soon.


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