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Re: bug in NSApplication

From: Nicola Pero
Subject: Re: bug in NSApplication
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 15:35:09 +0100 (BST)

> However, upon launching gdomap and gdnc, the former complained that
> it wasn't able to connect to port 538. Closer inspection showed that
> the creation of /var/run/ happens _after_ switching to user
> 'nobody' - bad idea, since (at least) on BSD systems, /var/run is only
> writable by root. Ok, that's easy enough to fix, I can either move the
> creation before the user switch, or chmod /var/run. Though I prefer to
> do the former.

If I understand correctly, your problem is that you are running gdomap as
root (at startup), so you're not really using the setuid 'feature', and
you would like it to write out its pid to a root only file, and you are
complaining that it no longer can write to the file even if you run it as

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