Re: per-user temp directories by default?
On Fri, 4 Nov 2005 01:42:08 -0500, Joey Hess <email@example.com> said:
> One problem I have experienced is that if I manually start cups via
> its init script, as root, the cups daemon ends up running as a less
> privliged user that cannot write to /root/tmp, and the failure mode is
> quite horrible (silent failure to print anything).
This could possibly be fixed by having programs fall back on a hardcoded
/tmp if $TMP is not writable. And/or by having init scripts clean up
And of course I would consider silent failure to be a bug in CUPS.
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