On Mon, Feb 28, 2000 at 05:25:15 +0100, Oliver Rauch wrote:
> I can not imagen how that can happen,
> here is the relevant part of the xsane-0.49 source:
> remove(filename); /* remove existing preview */
> umask(0177); /* creare temporary file with "-rw-------" permissions */
> out = fopen(filename, "w");
> umask(XSANE_DEFAULT_UMASK); /* define new file permissions */
> The temporary file or symlink is deleted before the new one is opend.
As it seems to be in /tmp/, it cannot be removed by User A if User B
creates that file. Files in /tmp/ can only be deleted if you are the
owner of that file. As said in private mail - try to use mktemp(3) to
create temporary files.
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