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Re: Resolved as far as possible, I think: was: Re: "Invisible" files on /tmp from Flash or Iceweasel?

Randy Kramer wrote:
> I'm now sure that is what is happening--Flash is creating a cached
> file (associated with the URL of a video) on /tmp, and then
> immediately unlinking the file.  I assume it is sort of a piracy
> prevention measure...

It's a long-established method of assuring that the temporary file will
vanish when the program exits even if the program crashes. 
John Hasler

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