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Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 17:24:35 +0100
From: Julien Cristau <>
Subject: Re: X server umask issue

On Mon, Nov  9, 2009 at 16:15:47 +0000, Steve Kemp wrote:

> On Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 11:09:55 -0500, Josh Bressers wrote:
> > What I am wondering though, are there other files the X server creates that could
> > be an issue for this? I'm not aware of any, but I'm also not an expert by any
> > stretch of the imagination. Am I missing something else?
>   /tmp/.X11-unix/* or /tmp/X0-lock might be worth checking.
The socket is intentionally world-writable, and the lock is created with
    lfd = open(tmp, O_CREAT | O_EXCL | O_WRONLY, 0644);
and later
  (void) chmod(tmp, 0444);


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