Re: [htdig] Changing TMP Dir

Subject: Re: [htdig] Changing TMP Dir
From: Jeff Hill (
Date: Sun Jan 16 2000 - 18:32:29 PST

Paul DuBois wrote:
> >I seem unable to specify a directory for htdig to use for its
> >files. I've scanned the mailing list and nothing seems wrong
> >with my rundig script (which is run by cron):
> >#!/bin/sh
> >umask=022
> >TMPDIR=/tmp
> >export TMPDIR
> >/usr/local/htdig/bin/htdig -i -c
> >/usr/local/htdig/conf/hronline.conf -s
> >/usr/local/htdig/bin/htmerge -c
> >/usr/local/htdig/conf/hronline.conf -s
> I may be misreading your script, but the configuration file name
> should be on the same line as the htdig and htmerge commands, not
> on the next line.

Sorry, e-mail broke it incorrectly, the config file name is on
the same line as the htdig line and on the htmerge line (it's
2 lines, not 4 ).


Jeff Hill

> >Rather than placing the htdig files in /tmp the files are
> >placed in /usr/local/htdig/db, the directory where the final
> >merged files are supposed to go. As I understand it from the
> >mailing list, one should use "=" and "export" commands when
> >using the sh shell in a script run by cron. There are no
> >TMPDIR or export commands in my hronline.conf file either.
> >Obviously, however, I am making some error.
> >I'm using htdig-3.1.4; Debian Linux kernel 2.0.36.

> >Jeff Hill

> --
> Paul DuBois,


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