Re: What is removing files from /tmp?
Am 05.05.2012 15:28, schrieb Ted Roche: > On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 11:40 PM, Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> When someone on this list asks for help in modifying a behavior to suit their >> needs/desires why are they often asked to justify their requests? In this case, and >> in may others, I can't see that seeking/offering justification will help in finding a >> solution. >> > > This is often referred to as the "XY Problem" where a questioner has > problem X, has determined to solve it with solution Y, and is asking > for help getting solution Y to do what it is they think it should do. > In fact, solution Y may not be be the optimal solution, and there may > be a well-known and reliable solution to problem X. So, asking "why do > you want to do this?" often leads to the real problem, and a better > solution. > > Ref: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html#id479492 especially in this case why storing data in /tmp and search how to change behavior of the OS instead simply use another directory and accept that /tmp is NOT a place where you can expect your data are alive at any time later? mkdir /mytmp chmod 1777 /mytmp so, now you have a folder with the same permissions as /tmp everybody can store files there, only the owner have access to them and nothing of the OS is touching it
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