Subject: RE: [htdig] Htmerge and out of space
From: Wayne Spivak (WSpivak@sbanetweb.com)
Date: Tue Nov 30 1999 - 12:21:24 PST
Final analysis - which worked:
String command = SORT_PROG;
// String tmpdir = getenv("TMPDIR");
String tmpdir = "/usr/tmp";
command << " -T " << tmpdir;
worked like a charm.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilles Detillieux [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 1999 2:41 PM
> To: WSpivak@sbanetweb.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [htdig] Htmerge and out of space
> According to Wayne Spivak:
> > Your talking about this:
> > words.cc
> > L62
> > command << " -T " << tmpdir;
> > to
> > command << tmpdir;
> Yes, that's right. It won't solve the problem of running out
> of space in
> /tmp, unless your sort program handles the TMPDIR environment variable
> directly, but it will prevent conflicts with the BSD sort -T
> option, which
> does something else (and can fail if you use it in this way).
> Does your manual page for sort(1) have anything to say about
> how one might
> specify an alternate temporary directory?
> > also, looked at www.gnu.org, no "sort" program listed.
> It's part of the GNU textutils package, if that helps. I've never had
> to find it myself, as it comes standard with Red Hat Linux.
> Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <email@example.com>
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