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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2002 14:28:01 GMT

> > Obviously, platforms that have a well-known temp directory could implement
> > their own apr_get_temp_dir to just return the correct string, but for
> > Unix platforms, there are three or four "correct" temp locations based on
> > platform and how the admin has things setup.
> True. That would seem to fit the bill. We could also check for permission
> access on unix platforms so we were sure we could write there...

But on most unixes - your libc knows how to handle those when you use
interfaces like tmpnam. And I've seen some platforms where this
determination was complex; depending on uid and login class.


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