Re: proposal: per-user temporary directories on by default?
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 07:33:25PM -0600, Dwayne C. Litzenberger wrote:
> Personally, I'd rather see a better set of tools for programmers to use to
> create temporary files. tmpfile(3) is horribly inadequade for a lot of
> things (like when you need to know the filename of the file you just
> created), and I have yet to see a good interface for securely creating
mkdtemp()'s OK, isn't it? It's easier to get directory creation right
because of the semantics of mkdir().
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]