[systemd-devel] runtime directories for services vs. tmpfiles

Harald Hoyer harald.hoyer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 01:35:37 PDT 2013

On 07/16/2013 09:28 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 07/16/2013 06:26 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>> I discussed this a bit more with Kay on the phone. Here's what we'd propose:
>> I'd be very conservative regarding adding full tmpfiles support into
>> unit files directly. Instead, I'd suggest adding two very minimal, very
>> specific new unit file settings:
>> RuntimeDirectory=
>> RuntimeDirectoyMode=
> What exactly are we trying to solve here which should not be fixed upstream in
> the daemons themselves?

If RuntimeDirectory would support variable substitutions, this feature could not
be provided with systemd-tmpfiles.

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