Subject: Re: /var/run on different platforms
To: Klaus Heinz <>
From: Tracy Di Marco White <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/09/2003 16:54:00
Klaus Heinz <> wrote:
>is /var/run/ available for creation of .pid files on all supported
>I know OpenBSD, FreeBSD and Solaris have it,  MacOS X/Darwin probably as
>well, but what about the various Linux flavours and IRIX? HP-UX and

Even my oldest version of DEC OSF/1 (3.2A) has /var/run.  So do later
versions, at least as far as Tru64 4.0F.