mktemp, tempfile & coreutils

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Oct 17 16:03:38 PDT 2007

Bryan Kadzban wrote:

>> I think we've given plenty of time for any users of the `tempfile'
>> binary to have been updated now, so any remaining users should be
>> patched to use `mktemp'.
> That's my first thought as well, but I don't know for sure how many
> users there are.  It looks like "none during installation", but who
> knows if that's actually true.

I agree that we should change.  If we don't get everything on the first
go, dropping the package will soon highlight other packages that may
still be using tempfile.

  -- Bruce

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