Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 17:18:46 +0300 From: Oleg Lukashin <phd@...a.ru> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: got a problem with /tmp * Solar Designer (solar@...nwall.com) wrote: > On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 08:22:41PM +0300, Oleg Lukashin wrote: > > Hi, > > > I've got a non-standart problem with /tmp. I need to make /tmp as > > a symlink to /var/tmp, but cannot do this, because of hidden > > /tmp/.private/root, that cannot be deleted. Who making these dirs > > (i mean under /tmp) > > pam_mktemp does. I had the same opinion, and commented it in /etc/pam.d/login, but, it doesn't help... because files already created :) > The reason /tmp/.private is append-only is for > pam_mktemp to co-exist with Red Hat's tmpwatch (if you install it on > Owl). Yes, make installworld installing stmpclean. tmpwatch is a part of this packet. > This has been done prior to our inclusion of stmpwatch which > wouldn't attempt to remove the per-user subdirectories for another > reason. Now that stmpclean is a part of Owl, there's hardly a reason > for one to install tmpwatch so I am considering reverting this change. > > To remove your current /tmp, you first need to do: > > chattr -a /tmp/.private Yeah ! thanks a lot. I've somehow knew that such utility should exist... You've opened my eyes :)) > -- > /sd -- Best regards, Oleg Lukashin mailto:phd@...a.ru
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