Correct permissions on /var/tmp

Frank Shute frank at esperance-linux.co.uk
Wed Jan 4 08:08:18 GMT 2006


Well, I spent a fairly happy Xmas playing with my new toy.

In my last missive I described how I wanted to move stuff from /var to
/usr/var but I then ran into a problem with /var/tmp

Both X and gconf want to write temporary files there but there was a
permission problem.

To fix I did:

# chmod 777 /var/tmp

Can somebody tell me what the correct permissions for /var/tmp is?

This is on:

FreeBSD melon.veggie.com 6.0-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE-p1 #2: Sun Dec 25 14:01:18 GMT 2005     root at melon.veggie.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MELON  i386

TIA

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 Frank 


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