Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets
* Joey Hess
| Michael Stone wrote:
| > On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 08:59:48PM -0800, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
| > > The /var/run/$USER idea seems fine to me, what sort of trouble does
| > > that run into (aside from not addressing IPC between programs with
| > > different uid's)?
| > It buys absolutely nothing that you couldn't get with per-user tmpdirs,
| > and further pollutes /var.
| Amen. per-user tmpdirs are the way to go. It would be great if debian
| could somehow support them by default.
Putting a tmp directory into /etc/skel and setting TMPDIR and TMP to
$HOME/tmp might be a start?
The next step would probably be to search the sources for /tmp and
replace it with $HOME/tmp wherever possible.
Tollef Fog Heen
Unix _IS_ user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are.