Warnings during build

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Feb 1 22:50:13 UTC 2000


Javier Henderson <javier at KJSL.COM> writes:

> Today's snapshot, FreeBSD 3.4, configured with:

> --with-perl --with-pgp --enable-uucp-rnews

> I'm getting many:

> /export/homea/javier/inn/src/inn/lib/defdist.c:49: warning: mktemp()
> possibly used unsafely; consider using mkstemp()

INN uses a separate tmp directory from the system /tmp directory so that
it can be a little looser about temporary files without having to worry
about security holes, so this warning should be safely ignorable.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)         <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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