Here-Scripts in bash

Jim Balter
Thu Apr 10 12:14:00 GMT 1997

Chin Chee-Kai wrote:
> > Could beta 18's bash *please*, *please* mkdir c:/tmp if it doesn't find
> > one (or make tmpfile() use the Windows temp directory if c:/tmp doesn't
> > exist)? (Whine! :-)
> IMHO, making tmpfile() or functions needing access to "c:/tmp" to examine
> its/their environment everytime it/they are executed isn't too efficient.

The first sin of programming is doing design based upon imaginary
costs.  A getenv call only costs a couple of microseconds.

<J Q B>
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