Owl tmp patches

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 19 18:57:42 PDT 2006


Robert Connolly wrote:
> Hello. The Owl/Openwall project has about 20 patches to BLFS packages to make 
> packages use paranoid temporary file handling. These patches include using 
> the mktemp program, better use of libc mktemp functions, and removing temp 
> files during a error.
> 
> I would like to know if BLFS would accept a patch to the BLFS book for these 
> optional patches.

I think your question is too general.  I think we would consider the
patches on a one by one basis, but asking to accept a patch without
seeing it is unreasonable.

I would like to see the patches.

  -- Bruce



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