[Users] [Bug 2828] Use MD5 digest for socket name

Michael Gmelin freebsd at grem.de
Sat Dec 1 20:02:16 CET 2012



On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 18:58:45 +0100
Michael Rasmussen <mir at miras.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 12:42:01 -0500
> Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 18:24:32 +0100
> > Michael Rasmussen <mir at miras.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > What precisely is wrong with the function realpath from glibc?
> > 
> > http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/online/pages/man3/realpath.3.html
> > and scroll down to the BUGS section.
> > 
> I have seen that, but this is only the fact for POSIX.1-2001. In
> POSIX.1-2008 the bug have been solved. So the versions of glibc we are
> using all has this bug fixed.
> 
> "The GNU C Library is primarily designed to be a portable and high
> performance C library. It follows all relevant standards including ISO
> C11 and POSIX.1-2008. It is also internationalized and has one of the
> most complete internationalization interfaces known."
> 

Claws is not only built on Linux though, so even if realpath in glibc
is all ok that doesn't mean it is on other platforms and their
standard C libraries.

-- 
Michael Gmelin


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