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Re: [Condor-users] condor_compile funnies on RHEL5
- Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 15:50:18 -0600
- From: Erik Paulson <epaulson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] condor_compile funnies on RHEL5
On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 03:34:20PM -0600, R. Kent Wenger wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Richard Gillman wrote:
> > Should I worry?
> Well, ideally yes, you should get rid of the tmpnam and gets calls.
> But if they're not in your code (e.g., they're called in a library)
> there's not much you can do about it.
No, you don't really have to worry. Unfortunately, due to some legacy
issues, the condor checkpointing library still has the old calls.
The linker just knows that those calls are not ideal, and warns you
whenever it sees them. An attack against a Condor job is pretty
unlikely. (If you disagree and think your job might encounter
malicious users, then I'd take it up with condor-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx)
Otherwise, it's nothing to really worry about.