Subject: Re: Bug#86747: [ecasound] Fw: Bug#86747: ecawave: insecure and broken tmp-file handling
From: Junichi Uekawa (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Feb 26 2001 - 19:00:44 EET
In Mon, 26 Feb 2001 03:28:00 +0200 (EET) Kai cum veritate scripsit :
> >> Nope, you can change this by editing your ~/.ecawaverc (see ecawave
> > Is there some reason that the clipboard is the same across
> > invocations? So that you can copy between different windows? Perhaps a
> > random name could be used - at least subprocesses could get the name
> > quit easily.
> Actually I've found it useful to have a persistant clipboard that holds
> its contents over sessions. Hmm, I can think of a few alternatives:
> (a) encode the user name into the default clipboard name, ie.
> (b) put the clipboard by default under user's home directory (and thus
> avoid symlink attacks), "~/ecawave-clipboard.wav"
I would rather have $TMPDIR/ecawave-$USER-clipboard.wav
I like the same clipboard file being used in consecutive
invocations of ecawave, and I also don't want to have
the file lying around forever in my home directory...
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