Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

mktemp couldn't make a script idempotent. I remember a script that failed because it needed to create temporary executables in /tmp. To apply some hardening policies, someone remounted /tmp in "noexec" mode and ... kaboom. So if you use that, better if you specify TMPDIR with proper checking.

Registration is open for Startup School 2019. Classes start July 22nd.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact