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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets

On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 05:39:19PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Oliver" == Oliver Elphick <olly@lfix.co.uk> writes:
>     Oliver> Are there reasons why these should not be made to conform
>     Oliver> to the FHS?
> Some of these (eg. ssh-agent) are created by the normal-untrusted
> user.
> Normal users cannot create files under /var/run.

>From the FHS: (v2.1, same section)
       Note: programs that run as non-root users may be unable to create files
       under /var/run and therefore need a subdirectory owned by the
       appropriate user.



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