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From r..@apache.org
Subject Re: Tempnam(3), Tempfile(3) vs mktemp(3) on BSD
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2000 14:56:28 GMT
> > That may be so, but we searched at IBM for a couple of days to find the
> > correct API's to make unnamed pipes non-blocking.  We couldn't do it.
> > Now, maybe we just missed the right function, but we couldn't do it.  If
> > you can find the API's to implement non-blocking I/O with unnamed pipes,
> > send a patch.  Regardless, we can always just have Apache generate the
> > name itself.
> > 
> 
> As long as we don't fall into the same troubles with soooo many
> tmpnam() implementations :)

Apache itself doesn't actually use the named pipes anywhere, except for on
NT/2000.  We could of course just create our own mktmpfile program for
APR.  This would gaurantee compatability across platforms.   :-)

Ryan


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