Subject: Re: /dev/log -> /var/run/logsocket
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List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/03/1999 18:03:36
> Attempting to move all pidfiles to Yet Another /var directory is a
> lot of effort for little gain.  History or no, this is now how we
> now operate.

I agree wholehartedly.

I will even make the claim that historically, there was no guarantee
given by the 4.3BSD hier(7) reorganization which said that /var/run
should only contain pid files; in fact, if my memory serves me,
/etc/utmp was moved to /var/run/utmp as part of that reorganization.
(Still away from my mail archives (now on tape).)

- H=E5vard