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Re: strange file

On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 02:54:19PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Virginie-ML wrote:
> > I've found a curious hidden file at the root of my system:
> > It looks like an esound thing but its content is very strange for me and
> > I don't like the _auth in its name... 
> It's a cookie used by esound to authorize clients to connect to a
> running esd process. Especially usefull if you want to use a remote
> esd.
Shouldn't such a cookie be in /var/state, /var/run or at least /tmp?
I really wouldn't like such a think in my *root*!

> Wichert.


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