GPG homedir path length limit
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Feb 16 17:54:33 CET 2017
On Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:12, justus at g10code.com said:
> That is still wrong. The length of the path of the socket is not
> limited in any way, the length of the path passed to connect is.
That is your experience from Linux but that is not in general true. The
maximum length of a file length is limited and thus is the length of the
socket. And that length limit depends on the file system
> I still believe we could have/should have made it just work with any
> home directory.
The reason why we switched to /var/run is to allow the use of remotely
mounted home directories without the redirect-file hack. That this also
fixes build problems is merely a side effect.
Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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