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Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:50:59 -0500

I wrote:

> Here's what I'd like to change that to:
> * The nmh-storage profile component, if set, will only be used by
>   mhstore(1) for its outputs, as currently documented in its man page.
> * All nmh programs will put tmp files in the first non-null location
>   of {MHTMPDIR, TMPDIR, TMP, MH Path directory}.
> * Always remove all tmp files that the program created when it
>   terminates for any reason (except kill -KILL).
> * Check that a tmp file has been created successfully before
>   attempting to use it.

Done.  I had planned on changing how MHTMPDIR is interpreted,
but decided not to.  It's still used verbatim.

I'll remove TMP from the list of locations above.


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