Re: Weird /tmp permission/ownership problem
Have you used tar to restore files lately? Don't forget to
use the -p option or set your umask to zero when restoring
from a tar archive.
Alexander Stavitsky wrote:
> I'm using relatively current hamm.
> All of a sudden my /tmp is owned by user 1000, group 1000 permission 755
> That led to discovery of unfixed bug with dpkg & dpkg-dev (all their files
> are owned by user/group 1000/1000).
> But that doesn't explain the mysterious change of ownership/permission of
> /tmp. I've changed all incorrect files from dpkg/dpkg-dev to root.root
> Shortly after /tmp went back to permission 755 but now without change in
> ownership. All of this is really weird.
> Has anybody else experienced this?
> Also - how can track down the process that changes /tmp permissions?
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