File permissions of /tmp files

Volker Stolz stolz at
Wed Oct 29 10:15:54 EST 2003

In local.glasgow-haskell-users, you wrote:
> It might even be possible to create the file and then
> remove(3) it, right away. The file handle will continue to
> work, but there is never an entry in the file system.

IIRC this is not possible because files are referenced in the
different phases by name. If nothing goes wrong, temporary files
should be deleted.
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