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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets

On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 06:47:37AM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>>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.
> So the package should provide /var/run/<package> for them to use?

If so, it'd have to have similar permissions to /tmp, which is probably
asking for trouble. The other extreme would be having directories like
/var/run/aj/, which also seems like it's asking for trouble.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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