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Bug#620458: base-files: Please make /var/run world-writable and sticky, like /var/lock and /tmp

reassign 620458 general

On Fri, 1 Apr 2011, Josh Triplett wrote:

> Package: base-files
> Version: 6.1
> Severity: wishlist
> /tmp and /var/lock currently allow writes by anyone, with the sticky bit
> set to only allow removal by the owner.  Please consider doing the same
> for /var/run.  That would allow daemons run as non-root users (including
> those run as part of user sessions) to put their sockets in /var/run.

I will be happy to change the default permissions once that every
program is modified to support both 755 and 1777 permissions.

But until then, this is *hardly* a bug in base-files (as I can't fix it)
but a general bug, as it affects a large number of packages, hence the

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