On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 07:02:04PM +0200, Christoph Berg wrote:
> Re: Noah Misch 2014-06-08 <20140608135713.ga525...@tornado.leadboat.com>
> > Here's an update that places the socket in a temporary subdirectory of /tmp.
> > The first attached patch adds NetBSD mkdtemp() to libpgport.  The second,
> > principal, patch uses mkdtemp() to implement this design in pg_regress.  The
> > corresponding change to contrib/pg_upgrade/test.sh is based on the 
> > "configure"
> > script's arrangements for its temporary directory.
> Hi,
> I believe pg_upgrade itself still needs a fix. While it's not a
> security problem to put the socket in $CWD while upgrading (it is
> using -c unix_socket_permissions=0700), this behavior is pretty
> unexpected, and does fail if your $CWD is > 107 bytes.
> In f545d233ebce6971b6f9847680e48b679e707d22 Peter fixed the pg_ctl
> perl tests to avoid that problem, so imho it would make even more
> sense to fix pg_upgrade which could also fail in production.

+1.  Does writing that patch interest you?

Noah Misch
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