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Date 2013-08-06.19:43:39
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Linux 3.11 gets a new flag for open():

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The new O_TMPFILE option to the open() and openat() system calls allows filesystems to optimize the creation of temporary files — files which need not be visible in the filesystem. When O_TMPFILE is present, the provided pathname is only used to locate the containing directory (and thus the filesystem where the temporary file should be). So, among other things, programs using O_TMPFILE should have fewer concerns about vulnerabilities resulting from symbolic link attacks.


- add O_TEMPFILE to posixmodule.c
- use O_TEMPFILE in tempfile module when it's supported by the current kernel
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