[lfs-book] [LFS Trac] #2988: /var/lock should be relative

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Wed Dec 28 10:07:02 PST 2011


#2988: /var/lock should be relative
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 Reporter:  stu     |       Owner:  lfs-book@…                   
     Type:  task    |      Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal  |   Milestone:  7.1                          
Component:  Book    |     Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  normal  |    Keywords:                               
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 In section 6.5: Creating directories, the LFS manual indicates that
 /var/lock should be symlinked to /run/lock.  I would suggest that the
 symlink should actually be "../run/lock" (relative instead of absolute),
 so that it always points to the same location even if it's accessed from
 outside of the LFS chroot.

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Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/2988>
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