Using TMPFS for /tmp and /var/run?
delphij at delphij.net
Thu Mar 29 20:52:52 UTC 2012
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On 03/29/12 09:41, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2012 16:49, "O. Hartmann"
> <ohartman at mail.zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> I was wondering if there are some objections using TMPFS for /tmp
>> and /var/run. I figured out some problems with some rc.d scripts
>> when using TMPFS for /var/run, samba and OpenLDAP do store some
>> informations like PID in a subfolder of their own in /var/run,
>> but the rc.d scripts are not checking properly the existence of
>> the appropritae folder (unlike "dbus" and "hald", they check
>> I already submitted two PRs, but for SAMBA, my "hack" is trivial
>> and obviously to clumsy, so it should be check properly.
>> My question is whether there are objections using TMPFS for bot
>> /tmp/ and /var/run/ at this stage on FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT/amd64?
> Any rc script that complains about an empty /var/run is buggy- it
> should be assumed that it will be emptied on boot.
Agreed. We may want a generic way of registering custom mtrees (or
something) that creates the hierarchy on boot, by the way.
Currently this has to be done by individual rc.d scripts if they need
a separate directory.
Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net> https://www.delphij.net/
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