Dave Miner wrote:
> Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote:
> >> Darren J Moffat wrote:
> >>> Roland Mainz wrote:
> >> 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.
> Yeah, you'll notice that if you try to su to root and run installers
> that run pkgadd internally. I use this method, and the StarOffice 8
> installer failed quite mysteriously until I realized it was just an
> instance of that problem and reset TMPDIR to something else.
Is there any bug yet to add a simple check to "pkgadd" to catch this
kind of mistake early ?
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