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Aug 20, 2012, 3:33 PM
Post #4 of 5
Am 20.08.2012 21:01, schrieb Allan Gottlieb:
Re: /usr/tmp -> /var/tmp a problem with new udev?
[In reply to]
> On Mon, Aug 20 2012, Doug Hunley wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Allan Gottlieb <gottlieb [at] nyu> wrote:
>>> I realize that new udev without dracut wants /usr part of root
>>> The last few gentoo installations I have done all had
>>> /usr/tmp symlinked to /var/tmp and I don't believe I did this symlink
>>> Will this be a problem with new udev and no dracut or are the programs
>>> that must run early trained not to use /usr/tmp?
>> I have this symlink on a new ~amd64 install without a separate /usr
>> and the latest udev and have no issues at all. I don't use a initramfs
>> or anything on this install either. fwiw
> Thank you, that is what I wanted to hear. I assume you don't run dracut
> (PS top-posting is discouraged on this group)
Are there still programs out there using that directory, anyway? I
thought /usr/tmp is mostly for compatibility with ancient Unixes. Even
in the FHS it is a "may be present" clause.