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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Tempnam(3), Tempfile(3) vs mktemp(3) on BSD
Date Mon, 13 Mar 2000 23:49:21 GMT

On Mon, 13 Mar 2000, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:

> We use tempnam(3) in 
> 	src/lib/apr/file_io/unix/pipe.c

it's used only by ap_create_namedpipe()... the only implementations i see
of named pipes use the random temp name functions... why isn't the caller
specifying a name?  i'd think that specifying a directory is about as
non-portable as specifying a name is.

maybe we can just delete this unused apr entry point and punt on the


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