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Bug 432462

Summary: net-im/jabber-base should not provide /var/run/jabber directory
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Alexander Tsoy <alexander>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Tony Vroon <chainsaw>
Status: UNCONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: net-im, nikoli
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 332633    

Description Alexander Tsoy 2012-08-23 16:14:26 UTC
There is a symlink /var/run -> /run in latest stage3 tarballs.

$ tar tvf stage3-amd64-20120621.tar.bz2 ./var/run
lrwxrwxrwx root/root         0 2012-06-21 06:45 ./var/run -> /run

Since /run is mounted as tmpfs it is a bad idea to create directories in /var/run by ebuild. Any directories in /run or /var/run should be created by init scripts.

Reproducible: Always