mutt change breaks vim syntax highlighting
jb.quenot at caraldi.com
Thu Apr 22 06:25:41 PDT 2004
* Udo Schweigert:
> Adding the patch was done by another user's request, because the
> current mutt code causes problems on open-session machines, when PIDs
> are reused and thus mutt sometimes failes to open a tmp-file because
> it's already opened by another user. Another benefit is that the usage
> of mktemp() gives (a little) more security here.
> I also submitted that to the mutt developers mailing list, but it
> seems it hasn't been incorporated into the sources yet - and I doubt
> it will be done soon, because the whole handling of tmp-files in mutt
> should be rewritten ...
It gives us some light as of why this change occured. Hopefully David
O'Brien will be able to approve the patch against vim to allow the new,
more secure mutt temp files naming scheme.
Thanks for your help,
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