On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 11:57:34PM +0200, David Monniaux <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Under Linux at least, tmpfile() simply does an unlink() after opening the
> file. :-)

However, unlink is not available on mos tplatforms. tmpfile is available
on _every_ platform that supports C.

> The problem with tmpfile(), as it has been pointed out, is that it does
> not allow for changing the path to swap dir.

Wether unlink or tmpfile is used is not the point. That the swapfiles should
be removed reliably is. And I don't understand why so many people like to
waste their diskspace....

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