[Dev-luatex] mkstemp or similar in lua(tex)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Nov 18 09:27:02 CET 2007

Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Sa, 17 Nov 2007, Martin Schröder wrote:
>>      For this reason, ld(1) will output a warning message whenever it links
>>      code that uses mktemp().
>>      The mkdtemp() and mkstemps() functions are non-standard and should not be
>>      used if portability is required.
> Hmm, so there is the option between portability and security, grrrrr.

That's why I wrote:

> I'll have to borrow or write a version of BSD's mkdtemp, somehow.

conf'ing for something that only exists in some specific BSD's is not
worth the effort (unless it can reliably be added to openbsdcompat).

Best wishes,

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