On Mon, Sep 14, 1998 at 04:57:08PM -0600, Phil Humpherys wrote: > > Nuno Carvalho <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > It's a "good policy" for /tmp directory to have 777 > > permissions !? With such permissions any user could write on > > that directory until even > there's no more space on device, > > rigth !? > > Yup, though if he's not the root user, he won't be able to use up > the root-reserved part of the disk (about 6%). But yes, /tmp > (where ever it happens to live) is designed to be a scratch area > for all users. IIRC, /tmp is 1777, note the sticky bit.
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