[kaffe] File.createTempFile() creates files in /tmp with mode 0666!

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 5 05:27:01 PST 2003

Hi Mark, hi Jim,

--- Mark J Roberts <mjr at znex.org> wrote:

> If that data is exposed through a world-readable
> temporary file,
> something is _wrong_, umasks notwithstanding.

I agree. I'll check your patch in.

If some application relies on world readable/writable
temp files, then it's probably broken, and the authors
should fix it. I'm not aware of any application that
needs world readable temp files. 

We can handle them when the bug reports start rolling
in ;)

dalibor topic

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