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Re: [PATCH 03/15] Copy /etc and /var from /mnt/runtime to the root filesystem.



On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 18:24 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Apps running in the second stage may expect to have 'normal' files in
> /etc or /var. By staging it this way, they can just be kept in the
> second stage, and copied to the first stage at runtime, rather than
> having to keep them in the first stage. We can't symlink to
> /mnt/runtime/etc or /mnt/runtime/var, because the second stage isn't
> writable. /etc/selinux is still symlinked, because it's huge.

What needs something to be writable under /etc at runtime?  /var I can
see although we could also continue the path of what we've done
for /var/lib/xkb to point the paths we know need to be writable at /tmp
instead

Jeremy


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