File permissions of /tmp files

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at
Wed Oct 29 06:42:06 EST 2003

Peter Simons wrote:

> it appears that ghc (and ghci) create temporary files in
> /tmp during the un-lit phase, at least. It would be nice, if
> ghc would ...
>  - create those files with read/write permission for the
>    owner only, 0600.

Note that ghc honours TMPDIR (Unix) or TMP (Windows), so you can have
these files stored in a private directory.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at>

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