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According to Bruce Korb on 6/29/2009 2:55 PM:
> Silly me, I just have to ask (rhetorically): Why is this nice, new
> interface cooked up and then left unfinished. It needs "mkdtemps", too, yes?
> Just for symmetry, if nothing else....
Ask the BSD folks who originally designed mkstemps? In reality, though, I
seldom see directory names where an extension is important, but with
regular files, there are quite a few programs that depend on the name of
the extension. Thus, creating a temporary file with a known extension is
more common than a temporary directory with a known extension.
At any rate, let's see whether we get any feedback from glibc:
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake address@hidden
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