2.1.19 testing failures on the debian build daemons
peter at digitalbrains.com
Tue Mar 21 22:28:36 CET 2017
I hope my comments help with the perspective. If not, never mind.
On 21/03/17 21:46, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> a) $GNUPGHOME/S.gpg-agent : this might have a particularly long name,
> one that exceeds sun_path length.
Has this actually ever been an issue for someone? I understand the
problem can be artificially induced, but has anyone ever reported
hitting the limit accidentally?
> c) anywhere under /tmp : this is not a predictable location that is
> safe to use, and inherently can't be on most systems where /tmp is
> shared and world-writable.
What's the problem when it is a sticky directory and you create a
directory with mode 0700 under it? I think OpenSSH's agent uses it.
> If anyone has a suggestion for how to handle this corner case, i'm all
If /tmp is safe after all, that seems like a good alternative.
I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <http://digitalbrains.com/2012/openpgp-key-peter>
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