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Re: man-db problem

On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 08:15:31PM +0800, axacheng wrote:
> i got a error message when i type "man rsync"
> fileserver:/tmp# man rsync
> man: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied
> i have checked my permission where directory /tmp and /var/cache/man as following :
> fileserver:/# ls -ald tmp
> drwxr-xr-x    3 root     root        81920 Jul 16 19:21 tmp

/tmp should be writable for everyone, with the sticky bit set. A number
of programs will fail otherwise.

  $ ls -ld /tmp
  drwxrwxrwt   11 root     root        16384 Jul 16 12:14 /tmp

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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