[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta Feels Snappier

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Mar 22 20:09:06 UTC 2007


Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> Are you, by any chance, running tmpwatch ? I have seen this kind of
> thing happening on other distros. tmpwatch would remove files from
> /tmp related to X11 autentication, so the application would start, but
> X11 would not allow it to open.

Then either tmpwatch *or* X authentification would be really broken.
hier(7) says explicitly that no application should expect files in /tmp
to stay. And authentification cookies should be put into the users
directory, not into /tmp (which AFAIR is the case).

Ralph

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