- create safe temporary directory
<not invoked manually>
A helper binary for the pam_tmpdir module, pam-tmpdir-helper is invoked to
create a secure temporary directory for the invoking user. It is quite simple
and is called on behalf on the user by the session component of the pam_tmpdir
module. It is not harmful to call it by hand, but will not give out any
diagnostics, nor error messages, apart from its return value. It logs to
This program is not intended to be called directly by users and will log to
syslog if it is called improperly (i.e., by some one trying exploit it).
Copyright © 2002-2012 Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR