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Re: proposal: per-user temporary directories on by default?

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 02:50:05PM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 24-Jul-03, 11:11 (CDT), Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote: 
> > I think that getting the package to make the necessary modifications of
> > the pam files would be a good first step.

> yes.

> > Possibly with a debconf
> > question first. Then we could see about integrating it into base-config.

> Please don't. Is there *any* reason why defaulting
> TMPDIR=/tmp/<username> is inferior to TMPDIR=/tmp? If not, just do it,
> don't bother people with unnecesary questions.

Does the PAM module *create* /tmp/<username> if it's not there?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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