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I've noticed some perl packages trying to exec config files from /tmp

Well, I mount /tmp (and anything else I can get away with) as noexec.
What is the policy here - should package maintainers not try and exec
out of /tmp, or should I allow exec on that partition?


Ian Cumming, ian@semisphere.org

"The number of Unix installations has grown to 10, with more expected."
-- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972

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