[lfs-support] /run directory: Maybe a bit off topic?

Robin rc.rattusrattus at gmail.com
Sun Mar 23 04:32:57 PDT 2014

On 23 March 2014 11:22, baho utot <baho-utot at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> On 03/23/2014 04:36 AM, Simon Geard wrote:
>> On Sat, 2014-03-22 at 09:59 -0400, baho utot wrote:
>>> I am working on RPM-LFS-7.5 which is LFS with the rpm package manager.
>>> I would like to adhere to Filesystem Hierarchy Standard 2.3 so my linux
>>> systems file system layout matches/closely matches my FreeBSD systems.
>>> When was the /run directory introduced and what package(s) required
>>> moving run-time data from /var/run to /run?
>> Just be aware that the FHS was last updated in January 2004 - a little
>> more than a decade ago - and as such is a bit out of date with regard to
>> how Linux distros are doing things.
>> In particular, it's unaware of both the /sys virtual filesystem (added
>> around 2006 as I recall), and the introduction of /run (in 2011 or so).
>> So while it's a useful guideline, I'd suggest not getting too hung up on
>> compliance...
>> Simon.
> Just trying to match what I have on my unix boxes.  Even if it hasn't
> been updated doesn't mean it's not relavent.
> I understand adding /sys but /run makes no sense as it could have been
> /var/run which by the way IS in the standard.

Found this: http://lwn.net/Articles/436012/


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