[PATCH] Allow overriding PIDFILE, was Re: [stunnel-users] stunnel 4.14 released

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mobi-com.net
Thu Nov 3 10:51:15 CET 2005

"Miloslav Trmac" <mitr at redhat.com> wrote:
>>   - Default pidfile changed from $localstatedir/run/stunnel.pid
>>     to $localstatedir/stunnel/stunnel.pid.
> For a system-wide installation this conflicts with the Linux FHS,
> which specifies "Applications must generally not add directories to the
> top level of /var".

You're right.

> At minimum the path should be reasonably easily configurable

./configure --localstatedir=/var/run

Is it reasonable?

BTW: According to some standards /var/run can be cleaned at system startup. 
What is the best directory for stunnel chrooted environment?

Best regards,

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