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bug#4291: 23.1; doc-view-mode temporary directory vulnerable to denial o


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#4291: 23.1; doc-view-mode temporary directory vulnerable to denial of service
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:18:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> I think the idea is that if you view the same pdf N times in Emacs, the
> disk space won't increase monotonically (Emacs doesn't delete any of
> those files AFAIK).

If they aren't deleted, then using a single directory per UID seems like
a good choice.  Perhaps the right fix here is to make the error message
better? 

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