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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets

Anthony Towns wrote:
  >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 fil
  >       under /var/run and therefore need a subdirectory owned by the
  >       appropriate user.

So the package should provide /var/run/<package> for them to use?

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