[squid-dev] To make squid works in snap world.

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Fri Mar 17 15:04:20 UTC 2017

On 03/17/2017 02:05 AM, Gary Wang wrote:

> I made another change to keep new DEFAULT_IPC_PREFIX
> consistent in src/ipc/Port.cc file.
>        Could you guys help review the MP?
>        https://code.launchpad.net/~gary-wzl77/squid/ipc_prefix/+merge/318714

I can only repeat what I have already said:

> Why not make DEFAULT_STATEDIR configurable instead?  (If we do make
> it configurable, we may need to renamed it to STATEDIR, IPCDIR, or
> something like that but that is a separate and minor issue.)

and, later, a design sketch detailing the above suggestion:

> Can the updated/renamed DEFAULT_STATEDIR be interpreted as
>  <path> / <filename prefix>
> where the first component is used if and only when nameIsPath is true
> and the second component is optional? AFAICT, such an implementation
> would cover the already supported use cases and your new use case.
> For snap environments, the option could be set to something like:
>   $(localstatedir)/run/squid/sem.snap.squid.

I do not know whether you consider the above design broken or inferior
to yours -- AFAIK, you have not addressed these comments/concerns.


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