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Re: [PATCH] modules: load modules from versioned /var/run dir

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: Re: [PATCH] modules: load modules from versioned /var/run dir
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 10:55:57 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.13.3 (2020-01-12)

On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 08:45:21AM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 13/03/20 08:34, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> >> The use of /var/run makes me a little uneasy.  I guess it's related to
> >> wanting to uninstall the old package so the .so in their original
> >> location cannot be used (even if they had a versioned path)?
> > 
> > BTW, this is /run nowadays, not /var/run, as far as I can see.
> /var/run is still symlinked to /run.  QEMU generally uses /var/run,
> though we could consider switching sooner or later.

Only Linux commonly uses /run, others still use /var/run. 

We really only need a "configure --rundir=/run"  arg to override the
default, in the same way distros pick /etc and /var, instead of
/usr/etc and /usr/var.

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