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Re: svn commit: rev 3973 - trunk/subversion/tests/libsvn_delta

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-04 19:22:40 CET

Matt Kraai wrote:

>On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 06:50:17PM -0600, brane@tigris.org wrote:
>>Author: brane
>>Date: 2002-12-03 18:50:17 -0600 (Tue, 03 Dec 2002)
>>New Revision: 3973
>> trunk/subversion/tests/libsvn_delta/random-test.c
>>This is fallout from my deciding not to have admin privs for my normal
>>login on the new Windows box...
>>* subversion/tests/libsvn_delta/random-test.c: Don't use tmpnam to
>> open temporary files.
>>(open_temp, close_temp): New functions. Use instead of tmpfile and
>>fclose, respectively.
>>(unlink_magic_struct): Helper for close_temp to maintain the list of
>>open file names.
>This use of tempnam is insecure.
Why should I care about that in a test program? This code is not part of
the Subversion libraries.

>Would you use apr_file_mktemp instead?
No, because then I'd have to rewrite all of random-test.c to use APR
files instead for STDIO files, and I can't be bothered.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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