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Re: [SLE] /var properties?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 00:36:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <200503080036.11182.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 08 March 2005 00:29, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Monday 07 March 2005 5:14 pm, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > /var/tmp should be 1777 (the sticky bit should be set, just like for
> > /tmp)
>
> Why is that?

Same reasons as for /tmp. Because multiple users should be able to write to
the directory, and you don't want users being able to delete or modify other
users' files

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