Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote:
>>> Since I do this myself in my own .profile I feel duty bound to stand up 
>>> to the plate and by your sponsor for this.  So sign me up for putback
>>> 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

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