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

Rich Pieri richard.pieri at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 02:10:29 CET 2012

On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 23:21:47 +0100
Holger Berndt <berndth at gmx.de> wrote:

> Then you just found out how the Debian versions that you use do it,
> not how it's "usually" or always done. Linux is (unfortunately) too
> diverse for this kind of generalizations.

This is my point: you can't expect an environment variable to be set
without having a hard dependency. If you aren't ready to make this
happen then don't even suggest it.

> That's cute, but it doesn't impress me much, sorry.

You questioned my insight into mail handling practices and decisions. I
called you on it. Simple as that.

> I showed you that you didn't really understand the problem scope in
> the first place (in the part that you stripped out in your quoting, by
> coincidence).

There is no scope. Losing mail is the worst thing that can happen.
Period. Because, in fact, we WERE talking about concurrent access. The
whole reason that this discussion happened is because Ricardo brought
it up.

Rich P.

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