Re: [htdig] htmerge's last words...

David Melton (
Thu, 23 Sep 1999 18:36:59 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 23 Sep 1999, Jim Cole wrote:

> David Melton's bits of Thu, 23 Sep 1999 translated to:
> > It went through htdig just fine, then htmerge stopped after printing
> >
> > The most recently modified DB files are:
> > (2 kbytes now, was 1.7M last time)
> > db.wordlist (65Mbytes, is 67Mbytes)
> > db.words.db (57Mbytes, slightly smaller than last successful run)
> >
> > Modification times for the above are all the same, about the
> > time of htmerge's last screen output.
> Just a WAG, but did you maybe exhaust the disk space on the partition
> htmerge was using for its temp files? htmerge does use a lot of disk
> space. If that is a possibility, you might want to retry it with the
> TMPDIR environment variable set to a directory on a partition with lots
> of extra space.

That's a good WAG, but this machine has everything in one
filesystem, which has over 5 Gbytes free. I sure hope it
doesn't need that much for temp files <g>!

Thanks though,


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