Setting the location of proc independent of configdir

Ian G Batten ian.batten at
Thu Nov 15 05:53:34 EST 2007

On 15 Nov 07, at 1045, Simon Matter wrote:

>> I was interested to see someone suggesting putting proc into tmpfs.
>> That's slightly painful if /var/imap is in ZFS: the order in which
>> mounts take place means you can't just put /var/imap/proc tmpfs  
>> into /
>> etc/vfstab if /var/imap is coming in through ZFS.  A glance at the
>> source code says that proc is hardwired to be configdir/proc.  Would
>> it be worth considering making procdir: a configuration option, so
>> that it can easily be put somewhere which isn't under configdir:?
>> Indeed, for a lot of people, just shoving it in /tmp/cyrusproc would
>> be a good option.
> I didn't test but doesn't a symlink work?

Yes, it does (just tried it on a development system).


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