Bug 2730 - move winbind pipe to samba libdir
move winbind pipe to samba libdir
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: winbind
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: P3 enhancement
: none
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Reported: 2005-05-20 05:58 UTC by Björn Jacke
Modified: 2005-05-20 05:58 UTC (History)
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Description Björn Jacke 2005-05-20 05:58:13 UTC
Volker, as just discussed: it would be nice if the unprivileged winbind would
also be moved to the samba libdir just like the privileged winbind pipe. At the
moment it is created in /tmp/.winbind/. /tmp is a waste basket, /tmp could
easily be overmounted when sysadmins want to move tmp to a new partition and
most important: any user can create a /tmp/.winbind directory while winbind is
not running and then winbind refuses to start because the directory has wrong
permissions. Why not move it to a sane location like /var/lib/samba/ ? :-)