What should the home directory for machines be?
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Wed Jan 21 11:59:22 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 11:51, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> 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.
OK, it was simply an example, /tmp is fine, but the objection is about
the creation of a real home directory for machines.
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