Bug#684691: pulseaudio creates /.pulse and /.pulse-cookie

Christoph Anton Mitterer calestyo at scientia.net
Mon Aug 13 01:53:29 UTC 2012

Package: pulseaudio
Version: 2.0-5
Severity: important


Severity important as it IMHO contradicts the FHS and is thereby against the
Debian Policy.

pulseaudio seems to create /.pulse and /.pulse-cookie (again and again).

The root of the filesystem is surely not the place for any Tom, Dick and Harry
to create files there, neither pulseaudio.
I guess these files should likely go to some place below /var.


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