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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/4] Misc cleanups & fixes to LXC driver



On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 07:59:43AM -0500, Dennis Jenkins wrote:
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 4:53 AM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>wrote:
> 
> > From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
> >
> > This series starts with a few cleanup patches removing code
> > that is no longer required. The final patch fixes an important
> > bug preventing LXC startup on certain distros which unwisely
> > chose to make /var/run an absolute symlink instead of a relative
> > symlink
> >
> 
> (Slightly off-topic).  Can you cite a reference in the LSB or other
> documentation / discussion that describes why linking "/var/run" to "/run"
> is bad, and "../run" is preferred?

I don't have any reference to point to - but this kind of problem hit
by libvirt is the reason why a relative symlink should be preferred
IMHO. Probably not too helpful to you though. Perhaps ask on the
systemd devel list whether they recommend ../run v /run ?

Daniel
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