cvs commit: src/etc/rc.d cleartmp

Simon L. Nielsen simon at
Tue Oct 17 21:13:15 UTC 2006

On 2006.10.17 22:05:28 +0100, Ceri Davies wrote:
> Also, if X requires certain directories, wouldn't it be better to blow
> them away here and have them created from a boot time script?  Otherwise
> I don't understand how they ever get created.

The X temporary directories has to be created early to avoid a race
condition where people can do something bad to the X server and other
X programs... AFAIR... I can't recall the details, just that there
issues with nuking the X temporary directories which means it needs to
be done careful.  I would guess the cvs logs for the respective
scripts should document the issues.

Simon L. Nielsen

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