Bad file access on the rise

Bill Nottingham notting at
Fri Jun 7 19:08:59 UTC 2013

Miloslav Trma─Ź (mitr at said: 
> On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 8:39 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at> wrote:
> > Any reason we don't run with namespaced /dev/shm vis-a-vis private /tmp?
> Private /tmp is optional and not enabled for users sessions by
> default.  For namespaced /dev/shm to impact pulseaudio, it would have
> to be applied automatically to every user session (making the
> system-wide /dev/shm unaccessible?).

Right, it would break something that requires sharing SHM segments across
sessions, or between system and sessions via 0666 SHM segments. I'm just
curious what things actually do that.


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