Thanks to all of you!
> A strange thing just happened to my /tmp directory, the permission
> just went whack-O:
> drwxrwx--- 7 6028 1010 2048 Mar 12 09:33 tmp/
> I don't recall doing anything strange, lately...
> What do you suppose caused this?
You used tar, cpio, or restore in /tmp that contained a "." with
the bogus permissions.
It's true... It's true... As the root user I used "tar xvf file.tar"
while I was in /tmp. And ka-boom! went my permissions.
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