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[Bug 873857] /var/run is deprecated

--- Comment #5 from Dr. Werner Fink <werner@xxxxxxxx> 2014-04-16 08:36:53 UTC
/var/run is not deprecated but legacy, that is there is *no* reason to adjusted
most packages around. Only packages which are used before the legacy link is
available have to be corrected.

Even upstream systemd refer /var/run, e.g.

Upstream/README- systemd requires that the /run mount point exists.
systemd also
Upstream/README: requires that /var/run is a a symlink → /run.

the same legacy reason is used for e.g. /bin/mount, /bin/sh, /bin/bash,
/sbin/fsck, ... compare with current git repository of systemd

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