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Re: bmake inefficiencies

Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> wrote:

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>     Date:        Fri, 5 Feb 2021 10:19:10 -0800
>     From:        "Simon J. Gerraty" <>
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>   | The open in mkstemp can fail due to EINTR.
>   | That's the only reason I see for blocking signals.
> Surely the reason would have been to avoid leaving stray temp files
> lying around if a signal were to arrive between creating the temp
> file and unlinking it (in the !debug case when it is unlinked) ?

That is certainly a valid reason to have done so.

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