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Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 23:04:01 +0200
From: Peter Korsgaard <>
To: Ben Hutchings via buildroot <>
Cc: Ben Hutchings <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] package/skeleton-init-sysv: Set sticky bit on /dev/shm

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Hutchings via buildroot <> writes:

 > /dev/shm is a world-writable directory, like /tmp, and should also
 > have the sticky bit set.  Without this, any user can delete and
 > replace another user's files in /dev/shm.

 > This bug has been present since /dev/shm was added to the skeleton
 > /etc/fstab, but appears to have been fixed for systems using systemd
 > by commit 76fc9275f14e "system: separate sysv and systemd parts of the
 > skeleton" which went into Buildroot 2017.08.

 > Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <>
 > Fixes: 22fde22e35f98f7830c2f8955465532328348cd1

Committed to 2024.02.x, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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