Dear diary, on Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 01:27:43AM CEST, I got a letter
where Paul Jackson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> Remove mktemp usage - it doesn't work on
> some Mandrakes, nor on my SuSE 8.2 with
> mktemp-1.5-531.
> Replace with simple use of $$ (pid).
> I've been using this same pattern for
> 20 years on many production scripts;
> it's fast, solid and simple.

And racy. And not guaranteed to come up with fresh new files.

> More robust tmp file removal, using trap,
> so that scripts interrupted by signals
> HUP, INT, QUIT or PIPE will cleanup.

But I like this!

I'm deferring those changes to the introduction of a git shell library,
which several people volunteered to do so far, but noone sent me any
patches for (the last one was probably Martin Mares, only few hours ago

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
C++: an octopus made by nailing extra legs onto a dog. -- Steve Taylor
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