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Re: mkstemp

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: mkstemp
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:00:54 -0600
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On 04/27/2011 03:29 PM, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Just "less likely"?! The code in module 'clean-temp' goes through all kinds of
> hoops with signal handlers and 'volatile' variables to make _sure_ that the
> temporary files are cleaned up. This has also been tested as part of the
> 'msgfmt' program.
> It may not have been clear because of lack of comments. So let me add such
> comments.

Nice addition.

> +   directories are not supported here.  The temporary directories and files
> +   are automatically cleaned up (at the latest) when the program exits or
> +   dies from a fatal signal such as SIGINT, SIGTERM, SIGHUP, but not if it
> +   dies from a fatal signal such as SIGQUIT, SIGKILL, or SIGABRT, SIGSEGV,

The grammar is a bit off, though.  Should the "or" be moved to the end,
and the sentence end in "."?

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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