Bug#920618: initscripts: errors with /dev/shm on Hurd

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Mon Jan 28 12:37:31 GMT 2019

[2019-01-27 15:03] Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org>
> Dmitry Bogatov, le dim. 27 janv. 2019 13:52:59 +0000, a ecrit:
> > 	/run/shm is created by the hurd package, causing a conflict with initscripts.
> > 	rgrep /run/shm /etc/hurd
> > 	/etc/hurd/rc:mkdir -p /run/lock /run/shm
> > 
> > 	dpkg -S /etc/hurd/rc
> > 	hurd: /etc/hurd/rc
> > 
> > 	- Either the creation of /run/shm in hurd should be removed or creation of the
> > 	symbolic link /run/shm in initscripts should be removed for Hurd.
> I guess the shm part of debian/patches/run.patch can now be dropped
> indeed. Anybody up to test that it boots fine and the issue goes away?

Do you mean, that you plan to resolve current bug via changes in

> The same patch creates /run/lock and /run/utmp, I guess initscripts
> handles that too?

Yes, initscripts handle them too. See /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh
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