[nas] 2 possible patches for the 1.9.1 version

Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) raymond.toy at ericsson.com
Fri Nov 2 14:22:45 MDT 2007

Frank Büttner wrote:
> Jon Trulson schrieb:
>>   This one I am not sure about either... It does sound like a good
>>   idea, but:
>>   - Is this the generally accepted practice for linux now?  Should we
>>     '#if defined(linux)' it?
>>   - looking briefly, it looks like at least Solaris 10 also does the
>>     /var/run thing... Are there any Solaris people that think this
>>     should be done on that platform by default too?
>>   - *BSD's?  What are they doing these days?
>>   I don't want to add this particular patch as-is (at least for 1.9.1)
>>   since it will affect all OS's.  I think it would be ok with an 'if
>>   defined(linux)' though.
> Yes, it shut be an solution for all OS's.
> I thing the file can put at /var/run on all Unix like OS's.
> Or have someone other voice?

Solaris 8 has /var/run.  Good.  But it's not user writable, and I do my 
own local install with everything running as me, not root, so this won't 
work for me.

Of course, I'm still using nas 1.7 (or earlier?) because it just works. :-)


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