On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 02:31:23PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> between two programs who mktemp() and come up with the same random
> filename, which is a theoretical security risk (at present only something
> with the same PID can come up with a colliding tempfile name) but the
> probability is altogether pretty small. I'll do some calculations to
> estimate the exact level of risk here.

Please note that you turn never probavility into small one, and it is 
degradation. "never" is not completely never, of course, but if temp file stays 
until pids wrapped.

Andrey A. Chernov

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