Re: [htdig] Disk usage


Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Thu, 14 Oct 1999 14:44:09 -0400 (EDT)


On Thu, 14 Oct 1999 rehan.zaidi@home.com wrote:

> I supposedly have over 250 MB of unused disk space available in my home
> directory, where I've installed ht://Dig. When I run htmerge, does it write
> only to the 'db' directory? Or could the error be caused by an attempt to
> write files elsewhere?

Running htmerge will perform a word sort, using the external sort program
(here it looks like /bin/sort), using the environment variable TMPDIR, or
/tmp by default. The rundig script sets TMPDIR to your database
directory, but it sounds like you just ran htmerge by hand...

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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