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Re: creating temporary files in a secure way

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: creating temporary files in a secure way
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 11:49:51 +0000
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Hi Paul,

Couple of nits:

Paul Eggert wrote:
>  @item IFS
>  @evindex IFS
> +Long ago, shell scripts inherited @env{IFS} from the environment,
> +but this caused many problems so modern shells any environment
                                                 ^ ignore?
> +settings for @env{IFS}.
> +

> +...If you want @command{configure} to detect the regular
> address@hidden path separator (@samp{;}), so it can be safely substituted
> +in files that may not support @samp{;} as a path separator, then unset
> +this variable or set it to @samp{;}.

Gah! Run on sentence.  I can't understand this :-(

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