mktemp, tempfile & coreutils

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Oct 18 07:49:06 PDT 2007

On 10/18/07, Matthew Burgess <matthew at> wrote:
> Everyone seems to agree that this is the way forward.  So, how about we just remove the current mktemp patch, rather than wait for coreutils to make a release containing their implementation?  This could give us a little more time to root out any scripts that still call `tempfile', though from Bryan & Bruce's investigations, there don't appear to be too many.

Sounds good. I imagine things will be fine. And if they're not, we'll
just fix them to DTRT (call mktemp).


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