What's magic about /tmp/? ntpd can't find UNIX socket

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Thu Oct 19 18:03:02 UTC 2023

Yo Hal!

On Wed, 18 Oct 2023 21:37:06 -0700
Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> What's magic about ntpd and /tmp/?

Many things.

Can you provide:

~ $ ls -ld /tmp
drwxrwxrwt 12 root root 580 Oct 19 11:00 /tmp


 ~ $ mount | fgrep /tmp
tmpfs on /tmp type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,relatime,size=2097152k)

Notice my /tmp has the "sticky bit" (see man chmod), and is nosuid.

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