[PATCH] Migrate from /var/run to /run

Nicolas Cavallari Nicolas.Cavallari
Sat Feb 2 14:17:13 PST 2013

On 02/02/2013 23:02, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:34:33AM +0100, Jouke Witteveen wrote:
>> Follow an FHS proposal[1] that is already implemented on some major
>> distributions.
>> [1] https://bugs.linuxfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=718
> Actually.. That proposal seems to indicate that programs may continue to
> use /var/run for the purposes of backwards compatibility and some linked
> discussion seemed to indicate that programs "should" and not just "may"
> do so.. Could you please provide a pointer to the FHS draft that
> justifies this change for wpa_supplicant or use cases where /run has to
> be used instead of /var/run?

When /var is a NFS over a WPA2-secured Wi-Fi access point. In that case,
wpasupplicant is required to run before /var is mounted.

(Yes, this is evil, but i know Debian actually support it)

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