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Re: tmpnam and mkstemp
- To: habib <hkrit at openave dot com>
- Subject: Re: tmpnam and mkstemp
- From: Phil Edwards <pedwards at disaster dot jaj dot com>
- Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 12:50:57 -0500
- Cc: "gnu.org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- References: <3A6DBD2F.3A797F62@openave.com>
On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 09:19:43AM -0800, habib wrote:
> I get this surprising diagnostic:
> the use of `tmpnam' is dangerous, better use `mkstemp'
> when compiling code that uses the ANSI-C function tmpnam()
> with gcc 2.95.2 on redhat 7. I did not use to get this diagnostic
> with egcs 1.1.2.
> Is anybody else experiencing this? What might be causing it?
It's the GNU C library, glibc, not the compiler.
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