Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kimmo Suominen <email@example.com>
Date: 08/04/1998 16:20:05
I've been placing the auth files in /var/run/xdm-auth and before
starting xdm I just run "install -d -m 0775 /var/run/xdm-auth".
I find the automatic cleaning of /var/run a benefit. Otherwise
I'd need to clean the old auth files myself. An auth file is
created for each client, whether it actually starts a session or
brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu (Brook Milligan) writes:
| Send a patch for our x configs and I'll apply it.
| See patch below. Note that this patch also puts the auth files under
| /var/spool/xdm, so a new set of directories must be created for this
| to work.
| mkdir -p /var/spool/xdm/authdir/authfiles
| chmod 700 /var/spool/xdm/authdir /var/spool/xdm/authdir/authfiles
| Note that the authfiles could be put in /var/run, but the necessary
| subdirectories must be created fresh in the rc scripts since that
| directory is cleaned out on bootup. /var/log is another option, but
| it didn't seem particularly appropriate to me as these are not really