[GRASS5] G_sock_*, XDRIVER, and other fun...

Eric G . Miller egm2 at jps.net
Sun Feb 11 23:48:07 EST 2001

On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:05:53AM +0700, Justin Hickey wrote:
> Hi Eric
> "Eric G . Miller" wrote:
> > Proposed Solution:  Create a $HOME/.grass5 directory, with some 
> > shallow subdirectories like "com" for communications, maybe move
> > tempfiles here? Such a directory should be chmod 700 to keep out
> > snoopers and for a small modicum of security.  Anyway, anyone have any
> > thoughts?  (We could move $HOME/.grass5rc to $HOME/.grass5/grass5rc
> > too???).
> I don't see any problems with this solution and we can move the
> .tcltkgrassrc file in there as well. The best part about this is that
> everything (sockets, tmp files, rc files) is under a single directory
> instead of being scattered (especially the tmp files) all over the
> place.

Shall I look into what library code needs to be modified/added?  Seems
it will be a pretty small amount of changes.  Do you want to look into
the Init code (will need migration code)?  Is there anything we should
be particularly aware of?

So we have, maybe:


Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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