Mktemp is not in the book

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at
Fri Jan 31 05:14:15 PST 2003

Erika Pacholleck wrote:
> The only one from the whole bzip2 package which uses tempfile is
> bzdiff, and that is a shell script. The other ones have either
> everything we have or are just links.
> So, even at the risk that I will hear masses of shoutings about
> insecurity, this is my bzdiff part how I patch bzip2:

I like this. This way debianutils (or lfs-utils) can be added to BLFS, 
and it fixes LFS. I don't think it's more unsecure then using tar as root.

Jeroen Coumans

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