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SubjectRe: [PATCH] modules_install
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Fellow kernel hackers,
>
> On Sun, 4 Oct 1998, Gerhard Mack wrote:
>
> > > > + if [ -s /tmp/.misc.$$$$ ]; then inst_mod /tmp/.misc.$$$$ misc;
fi; \
> > > > + rm -f /tmp/.misc.$$$$ /tmp/.allmods.$$$$; \
> > >
> > > Linus, please dont apply this "fix"
> >
> > What's wrong with /root/tmp/ ?
> >
> What happens if you aren't root?
> And anyway, /root doesn't exist on all machines.
It does on Slackware and Caldera that I know of and probably on Redhat as
well. I don't have any experience with SuSe or any European distributions.

Matthew D. Pitts
N8OHU
mpitts@suite224.net
http://www.suite224.net/~mpitts/
Ain't gonna let no rock out-praise me
Luke 19:40

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