>Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote:
>> >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.
>> This, unfortunately, kills the whole idea in my mind.
>> (I vaguely remembered similar issues from the past)
>Why ? the whole idea is about "usuablity" and not "security" (see my
>other postings) ...
Ok, if the proposal is ammended to mode 1777 then that is good.