Subject: Re: [htdig] TMPDIR problem
From: Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Dec 21 1999 - 09:30:20 PST
According to KHumpf@IITRI.ORG:
> I found that on our UNIX machine, we use the followin to set an environment
> setenv TMPDIR=/path/to/directory
> So I've tried this, followed by the htmerge command. While htmerge is
> running, I do a "ps" to see the processes, and I see that htmerge has been
> re-mapped to the correct place:
> username 7135 7134 21 12:24:53 pts/4 0:05 /bin/sort -T
> /path/to/directory/htdig/temp= /old/wordlist/path/db.wordlist
> BUT... when I watch the amount of disk space, it eats it up from the "/var"
> directory... instead of the "/home" directory that I've re-routed it to?!
> Shouldn't it just use the new "TMPDIR" for storage? Is setenv the correct
For csh or tcsh, setenv is the correct command, but you're using it
incorrectly. The setenv command doesn't use an equals sign (=). The
correct usage is
setenv TMPDIR /path/to/directory
as 3 separate arguments (extra space added for emphasis only)
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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