[klibc] [PATCH 2/2] Add a relatively minimal mkstemp(3) implementation.

maximilian attems max at stro.at
Sun Jan 30 13:24:12 PST 2011

On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 08:55:01PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> maximilian attems dixit:
> >But the question is why do you need mkstemp?
> I need either mkstemp() or (insecure) tempnam, because mksh needs the
> ability to create temporary files (mostly for here documents).
> If the concern is size, I can probably come up with a pseudo-random
> flavour, considering klibc isn’t usually used outside of early user-
> space currently. (I plan to let Debian /bin/mksh-static use klibc
> instead of dietlibc, though. Thus, even putting an mkstemp() in the
> mksh source package would only shift the size, especially considering
> my goal to replace dash with it in the long term, succeeded in Android
> already…)

I see, will wait on the opinon of hpa, considering aboves usecase.
But indeed I'd favor a smallish one reading stuff from /dev/urandom.
> PS: I don’t get the klibc list directly, did the two patches arrive
>     in the correct format?

yes, thank you very much. All easily applyable with git am.


P.S. haven't had the time to look at the signal bug, will do next days,
     seems like a bigger project anyway.

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