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Re: Patchy email

From: Jonas Hahnfeld
Subject: Re: Patchy email
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 21:58:58 +0200
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Am Sonntag, den 19.04.2020, 18:20 +0000 schrieb Valentin Villenave:
> On 4/19/20, David Kastrup <
> address@hidden
> > wrote:
> > mkstemp! does not generate a string.  It overwrites an existing string
> > in-place, and that's bad news for a literal string.
> Yes, it overwrite the string, opens a port, then I read the
> port-filename which should be an _other_ string object, shouldn’t it?
> (sigh -- _none_ of this would happen if they hadn’t decided to remove
> tmpnam, or if they had bothered to make tmpnam behave correctly and
> respect TMPDIR, or if they had a mkdtemp! function.)

Hm, where's that deprecation notice? The web page [1] only says you
have to be careful in case of a malicious attacker. But we're talking
about a test here, so I don't think this applies.


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