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Re: per-user temp directories by default? "Thu, 3 Nov 2005 23:16:43 -0500")



In article <87ek5x55qs.fsf@evinrude.uhoreg.ca> hubert@uhoreg.ca writes:
>> session optional pam_tmpdir.so
>Another potential problem is if a run a suid (non-root) program that
>attempts to create a file in $TMP.  But it's suid, so it doesn't run
>under my uid, and doesn't have permissions to write to $TMP.  But I've
>never run across that -- suid programs are pretty uncommon.

Some buildds use sudo rather than fakeroot.  This could cause problems
for them...  (like the /dev/null one being discussed on #debian-devel)

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