[rrd-developers] [PATCH] rrd_client: Do not rewrite path names when accessing remote daemons.

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Wed Oct 7 12:25:09 CEST 2009


On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 11:36:42AM +0200, Florian Forster wrote:
> Wouldn't it be *much* simpler to simply let the user chose what to do?
> I. e. forbid absolute paths by default and only if the
>   --i-know-what-i-am-doing-and-really-need-absolute-paths-please
> option is given accept absolute paths.
> There, no magic, it's possible to use absolute paths if transparency is
> a must and if the user has no clue what he's doing the daemon behaves in
> a way that avoids harm to some extend. Plus, it should be next to
> trivial to implement.


If Tobi agrees with that, I'll provide updates patches (unless Florian
beats me to it).


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