Re: Bug#533934: pperl: FTBFS: tests failed directory
On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 07:38:41PM +0200, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Le vendredi 13 mai 2011 00:31:52, Dominic Hargreaves a écrit :
> > This bug is caused by the fact that pperl names its socket files based
> > on the full path of the perl program being run under pperl, and there
> > is a fairly short limit on the full path of the socket (sun_path in
> > struct sockaddr_un from sys/un.h, 108 characters). The socket name is
> > being silently truncated on creation.
> How about hashing (à la MD5) the full path and use the result as the socket
> name ? See md5(3ssl)
> Although this would add a dependency on openssl...
I agree that adding a dependency on openssl would not be ideal. This
doesn't have to be cryptographically secure, so would crypt(3) or
Donations of code welcome at this point...
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