Subject: Re: Per-user temp storage
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
Date: 02/24/1997 09:52:01
> With the popularity of race conditions involving /tmp and such, would
> the idea of a per-user temporary storage space be helpful?
> I was thinking of modifying the memory filesystem to do some magic
> based on the user using /tmp.
I don't think modifying a filesystem in this way is a good idea at all;
it's something that should not be in the kernel. As soon as you start
plugging holes by modifying the kernel, while there is a good userspace
solution possible (i.e. mkstemp(3)), then you're on the wrong track.