temp file creation problem in inn

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven asmodai at freebsd.org
Thu Jan 4 09:27:58 UTC 2001

-On [20001231 10:20], Alan Cox (alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk) wrote:
>> Thanks, I'll take a look.  Note that one problem is that INN uses a large
>> number of shell scripts, and safe temporary file creation in shell scripts
>> is a non-trivial problem.
>The openbsd folks added a mktemp utility to address this and make the safer
>tmp file handling available beyond C.  AFAIK its under a generic BSD license
>so could be shipped with INN

The same utility is present under recent versions of FreeBSD.  And yes,

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