On 9/20/16 1:44 PM, Rudolf Gavlas wrote:
> If you think that using the value of HOME variable as the user's home
> directory is bad idea, I won't argue with that, I've already expressed
> my opinion. What is the real problem here is using home directory of a
> user A as a home directory for user B. That's clearly a bug and if you
> want to solve it without using HOME, I am fine with that.

I have no problem with using the HOME variable optionally.  That is
wide-spread practice.  But I dispute what you describe as the "real
problem".  In Unix, users are identified by uids.  The real problem, as
I see it, is that you think you have multiple users but you actually don't.

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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