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Bug 432462 - net-im/jabber-base should not provide /var/run/jabber directory
Summary: net-im/jabber-base should not provide /var/run/jabber directory
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Tony Vroon
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Blocks: keepdir-var-run_lock
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Reported: 2012-08-23 16:14 UTC by Alexander Tsoy
Modified: 2012-08-24 13:26 UTC (History)
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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