gpg-agent (2.0.7) hardcodes usage of /tmp directory

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Mar 10 19:12:01 CET 2008

On Sat,  8 Mar 2008 01:05, flameeyes at said:

> Unfortunately gpg-agent ignores the TMPDIR variable entirely and always
> create its socket in /tmp.

IMHO this is correct.  We are not using a temporary directory but a
using /tmp as directory known to be local.  This is a requirement for
creating a socket.  Consider the case the user would set TMPDIR to a
remotely mounted file system on a very fast server; depending on the
file system you would not be able to create a socket then.



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