[lokisetup] [PATCH] tmp races in makeself

Stephane Peter megastep at megastep.org
Mon Sep 6 04:49:55 EDT 2004

I have concerns over the usage of $RANDOM though. Isn't that a bashism? 
I need something that works on all Bourne shells out here.

On Sep 5, 2004, at 1:51 PM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:

> Hi,
> makeself contains two tmp races. One on a file when --copy is used
> and the other because mkdir -p doesn't fail if the directory already
> exists. Ideally one would use the mktemp command but that's not
> available everywhere.
> cu
> Ludwig
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Stéphane Peter
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