git://github.com/basho/riak.git - master branch - 2 questions

David Smith dizzyd at basho.com
Mon Aug 29 08:26:53 EDT 2011


On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 4:54 AM, Joseph Wayne Norton
<norton at lovely.email.ne.jp> wrote:
>
> Q1 - For a new installation, is there a missing mkdir for the data dir?
>     OR is somewhere else the data directory being created before the
> automatic creation of the ssl_distribution.args_file file?

I believe the first was a transient problem and seems to be fixed..?

> Q2 - I'm curious to learn of the reasons for keeping the pipe_dir underneath
> the /tmp/ directory by default.  I find it odd that it is not underneath the
> RUNNER_BASE_DIR like other directories.

This is because when you package riak for other platforms,
run_erl/to_erl work most reliably with the perms in /tmp.

D.




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