Re: problems with chmod-ing socket

Albert Dorofeev (
Wed, 17 Nov 1999 14:41:04 +0100

On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 07:41:50AM -0500, Michael Stenner wrote:
> Here in the Duke Physics Dept, we had to change the "chmod 0700" in
> src/afterstep/modules.c to "chmod 4700" in order to get it to work.
> I admit that I have no idea what the setuid bit means for a socket,
> but...
> We are using sun's NFS, which may be the source of our problems.

I would highly recommend that you change the location
of the pipe to the local filesystem. I did not have any
problems running it over NFS though but I can imagine
there could be. Just place the pipe onto the local disk.

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