[sane-devel] PATCH: Make creation of output files of scanimage batch mode atomic

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 20:10:47 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Julien BLACHE <jb at jblache.org> wrote:
> "Simon Matter" <simon.matter at invoca.ch> wrote:
>> 3) from what I understand using mktemp() here is not less secure than what
>> scanimage does when writing output files anyway.

True enough, So, instead of using mktemp at all, why not do something
like append '.part' to the image name? I think that is a little more
clear to the end user if they find some hanging around after a
scanimage crash or something.

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