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

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Mon Dec 3 08:47:34 CET 2012

On Mon, 3 Dec 2012 05:31:12 +0100
"Nick M." <ninomraz at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 4:13 AM, Ricardo Mones <ricardo at mones.org> wrote:
> >   ... Users are expected to know what they do when using
> >   --alternate-config-dir, otherwise better not to use it...
> Over-riding default locations of user's data is the most common thing
> users have
> to do. I don't know what exactly you mean by "must know what they do", but
> such basic intervention should certainly require no knowledge of internal
> workings of the
> application or finer points of the file-system.

  It doesn't, but if weird things are done deliberately, like using that
  option with the user's default config dir (!) and then launch another
  instance, weird things can happen. Since 3.9.0cvs37 not anymore ;-)
  Ricardo Mones 
  Never send a human to do a machine's job.               Agent Smith

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