[pulseaudio-discuss] Strange problem with pulseaudio 0.5.11

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Jul 30 11:38:09 PDT 2008

On Sat, 26.07.08 14:28, Sean McNamara (smcnam at gmail.com) wrote:

> /var/run is cleared every time you reboot. There seems to be a 0.9.11
> bug with the system-wide daemon improperly creating /var/run/pulse. It
> may be creating it before it changes user, which means it is owned by
> root, which is basically shooting itself in the foot. 

hmm, are you sure? Unless you use --start in conjunction with system
mode no directory should be created before we drop privs. (I now added
some explicit code in 0b428e7 disallow --start in system mode.)

Could you please do an "strace -f" of this? This really shouldn't be happening.


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