Re: Bug#644788: Bug#654116: RFH: screen -- terminal multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> > > I strongly recommend this solution, along with a proper debconf notice.
> > [...]
> > > /tmp is a good choice because the next reboot will automatically clean
> > > up everything (and obviously the old binary will not be needed after
> > > a reboot).
> > Thanks for that hint. This sounds better (and especially less messy)
> > than I thought! :-)
> Thank you Axel for your detailed response and IMHO this is indeed close
> to an ideal (lightweight, self-cleaning, etc) resolution for this
> scenario. BTW -- what is the take of standards/practices on having /tmp
> mounted with noexec ?
Good point! /run/shm (IIRC formerly /dev/shm) likely would be an
alternative option, too.
> I just wondered if that might be worth a check/warning during moving
> the binary
Indeed. Thanks for this hint!
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