[Users] config-dir on FAT filesystem?

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Wed Nov 28 18:39:03 CET 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 06:20:35PM +0100, Holger Berndt wrote:
> On Di, 27.11.2012 19:30, ratinox at gweep.net wrote:
> > An --alternate-socket-dir option would alleviate this problem.
> This would be a micro-option that exports implementation details in the
> user interface. It would also put the burden of choosing the correct
> config-dir / socket parameter combination on the user, which sounds
> like a nice receipe for disaster.

  Yep, launching two conflicting instances would be even easier than
currently is. Anyway...
> Naively, I would think the socket could also be put
> into the temp directory. There would still need to be a mapping of
> config-dir to socket, but that could be done automatically (possibly
> normalizing the config dir name, hashing it and putting the hash into
> the socket name).

  I like this idea! This would also prevent to launch two instances using
default configuration.

  Ricardo Mones 
  Never send a human to do a machine's job.               Agent Smith

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