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Re: Bug#179125: maintainer scripts tries to exec script in /tmp

On Mon, 03 Feb 2003, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> > You shouldn't rely on being able to execute scripts in /tmp.

You shouldn't rely on your system working with noexec set on /tmp. A LOT of
software wants to run stuff in there.  Not too many Debian packages do this,

> A temporary script needs to be somewhere, and /tmp is guaranteed to
> exist and to be available for temporary files.  I don't see how making

Don't hardwire to /tmp. Use $TMPDIR if it is defined...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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