Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote:
>>> Since I do this myself in my own .profile I feel duty bound to stand up
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>>> sponsor and I'll be ARC case submitter too.
>> Good idea (I use this myself :-)). Should the directory be created
>> 700 by default?
> There's a risk in setting $TMPDIR and making it mode 700; the risk
> is that programs started under a different uid may start to fail.
pkgadd is one of those programs.
> But it should either by mode 1777 (to mitigate that risk) or 700
> for privacy.
Or honour the umask ?
Darren J Moffat