What should the home directory for machines be?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Wed Jan 21 10:51:44 GMT 2004

Simo Sorce wrote:

> Thinking twice, probably it is better to detect the accunt type and set
> the home dir to somthing like /tmp or /dev/null 
/dev/null isn't a directory, so it's not wise to use this as homedirectory.

maybe some admin tools will check the type a homedir and maybe change 
the file /dev/null into a directory /dev/null...
(that happend to me a view years ago)
I can't do anything after this, only starting a rescue system and 
recreate /dev/null as dev file.


Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org> www.samba.org

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