How to install Precise without getting screwed?

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Sun Apr 8 08:36:08 UTC 2012


On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 11:00:31PM -0600, Michael Loftis wrote:
>    Oh it goes well and truely far beyond that. Some pinhead decided to move
>    /var/run to /run without leaving a symlink or informing and updating
>    packages.

/var/run is a symlink to /run in 12.04.  Perhaps you ran into a
corner-case bug, but in general there's a symlink there for
backward-compatibility.

>    I had an unfortunate 10.04 LTS system go unbootable

The switch to /run was in 11.10.

>    via the FHS accepted and everything but ubuntu´┐Ż /var/run.

  http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/RunDirectory#FAQ

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]




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