[kde-solaris] why is Xsun removing /tmp/.ICE-unix
wib at cs.uni-kiel.de
Sun Sep 3 16:43:33 CEST 2006
we have just updated all of our SunRay servers from Solaris 9 to Solaris 10.
Most of our people are using KDE as desktop and this means the need write
access to /tmp/.ICE-unix. KDE creates this directory during startup, but
with wrong permissions. It's only writeable by the current user. Obviously
this is a problem on the SunRay server.
Before the update I solved this with a small script called during startup:
chmod 1777 /tmp/.ICE-unix
this worked without any problems.
With Solaris 10 this directory ist removed any time Xsun is restarted :-(
At a start I have created a cron job running every two minutes to recreate
the directory with the right permissions. This is a very silly workaround.
I think this is a bug, but maybe there a any good reasons for this behaviour.
Does anyone have an explanation for this? Or do I have to open a call?
P.S. also posted in comp.unix.solaris
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