Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets
* Brian May
| >>>>> "Tollef" == Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| Tollef> Well, it's not responsible for creating /tmp/user, but to
| Tollef> avoid embarrasing situations when it doesn't exist, it
| Tollef> creates it. Anyhow, as Adam Heath proposed, it should go
| Tollef> into a pam module. pam_env for setting TMPDIR and TMP and
| Tollef> some pam_mkdir for creating the directory.
| Seems a good solution for most cases.
My solution so far or the pam solution?
| It may not work for Kerberos telnet logins though when libpam-heimdal
| is used (see bug #78186 - unfortunately I don't know enough about PAM
| to know what is wrong here).
Nor do I.
| Oh, but I would only have one module do both tasks - that way if you ever
| want to change the naming scheme, eg to
| as some people suggested, you only have to change one module.
I'll look into hacking pam_env into pam_tmpdir. It shouldn't be too
hard, I guess.
Tollef Fog Heen
Unix _IS_ user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are.