Re: [htdig] Changing TMP Dir

Subject: Re: [htdig] Changing TMP Dir
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 12:41:59 PST

On Mon, 17 Jan 2000, Jeff Hill wrote:

> I did want the final database files where they were, but I
> need the work files (temporary files) to use /tmp because at
> the height of the dig and merge process nearly twice as much
> room is needed as when the process is completed.

You can't get there using TMPDIR. I'd suggest making up a separate "dig"
and "search" conf file, and then set database_dir in the dig config. Then
move the databases as you wish.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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