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Re: Warning: upcoming systemd issue: /var/run

From: Greg Troxel
Subject: Re: Warning: upcoming systemd issue: /var/run
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:00:34 -0400
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Frank Nicholas <> writes:

>> The real question is: Is there anything but Debian that has adopted
>> /run?  I view this as a Debian oddity, not the normal case.
> Gentoo Linux has /var/run symlink’d to /run.  Has been this way for a while I 
> think (since 2015 when /run was added?).  I think /run is the preferred, and 
> the link is for compatibility.
> Looks like Arch Linux is doing the same thing (found this while looking for 
> the Gentoo history):
> <>
> And it looks like it dates back to 2011 and was caused/changed for 
> systemd/udev (part of systemd):
> <>
> So most/all OS’s that support systemd have /run configured this way?  (I use 
> Gentoo w/o systemd).

Thanks.  So this seems to be about GNU/Linux systems that use systemd.
Gary's going to to love that!

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