[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#636339: Missing directory structure in /var/run

Stefan Bühler stbuehler at lighttpd.net
Wed Sep 28 22:26:02 UTC 2011

Hi Michael,

On 09/28/2011 10:22 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> a mechanism like tmpfiles.d [2] as provided by systemd would be the solution for
> this and we should consider making that generally usable (i.e. without a
> dependency on systemd).
> This way your package can drop a simple file in /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d or you as
> administrator can create a file in /etc/tmpfiles.d
> In your case this file would be as simple as
> ,---
> |d /var/run/lighttpd 0750 www-data root -
> `---

yes, this sounds like the right solution to me if it would be provided 
outside from systemd, perhaps in a base package.

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