[NTG-pdftex] Re: [ pdftex-Feature Requests-87 ] In case of fatal
errors, delete the output file
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Thu Dec 22 11:35:29 CET 2005
Martin Schröder writes:
> On 2005-12-19 21:58:42 +0100, Olaf Weber wrote:
>> For portability, use remove(3) instead of unlink(2). If the file came
> Ah yes. Done.
>> out of xfopen, then we're already assured that pdftex opened it for
>> writing, so it should definitely be ours to remove. I don't see
>> security issues here (they'd have to be dealt with at the point where
>> the file is opened).
> Good. Btw: exit(3) or abort(3)?
abort(3) means "leave core dump" on many platforms.
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