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Bug#311424: checking for write18

Ralf Stubner <ralf.stubner@web.de> wrote:

>> but one should really check \tmpfile didnt exist before the 'touch',
>> and maybe get rid of \tmpfile afterwards (which has possible security
>> risks i suppose).
> Indeed, it's an unsave way to create a temporary file. An it has /tmp
> hardcoded in it. I am quite sure that Heiko won't add something like
> this to epstopdf.sty.

So instead it should be a static warning message, shouldn't it?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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