* Herbert Xu:

> Paul Jackson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Even mktemp(1) can collide, in theory, since there is no practical way
>> in shell scripts to hold open and locked the file from the instant of it
>> is determined to be a unique name.
> mktemp(1) creates the file before exiting.  Other instances of mktemp(1)
> cannot successfully create the same file (they all use O_EXCL).
> Therefore this race does not exist, even in theory :)

/tmp cleaners exist, but the risks are minimal for programs which
aren't SUID/SGID.
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