Re: proposal: per-user temporary directories on by default?
* Nick Bannon
| On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 02:52:48PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
| > Bernd Eckenfels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| > > If you default to ~/tmp/ or ~/.temp/ or something like this, you get the
| > > hashing for free, and you only need quota on the home partition.
| > It was pointed out already that this is not necessarily a good idea,
| > e.g. when /home is on NFS.
| When /home is on NFS, then ~/tmp is not optimal, but it's still a
| reasonable and secure default.
ATM, TMPDIR is defined using #define in libpam-tmpdir's source.
Patches for having that as a run-time configuration are accepted.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
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