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

Justin Hickey jhickey at hpcc.nectec.or.th
Sun Feb 11 22:05:53 EST 2001

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


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High Performance Computing Center
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)
Bangkok, Thailand
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