> On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 02:36:05AM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote: >> > Thanks. To avoid socket path length limitations, I lean toward placing the >> > socket temporary directory under /tmp rather than placing under the CWD: >> > >> > http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/flat/20121129223632.ga15...@tornado.leadboat.com >> >> openvswitch has some tricks to overcome the socket path length >> limitation using symlink. (or procfs where available) >> iirc these were introduced for debian builds which use deep CWD. > > That's another reasonable approach. Does it have a notable advantage over > placing the socket in a subdirectory of /tmp? Offhand, the security and > compatibility consequences look similar.
an advantage is that the socket can be placed under CWD and thus automatically obeys its directory permissions etc. YAMAMOTO Takashi > > -- > Noah Misch > EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com > > > -- > Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) > To make changes to your subscription: > http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers