Re: [htdig] htdig sort failed

Subject: Re: [htdig] htdig sort failed
From: Sadhunathan Nadesan (
Date: Sat Mar 11 2000 - 23:18:00 PST

>>/bin/sort: write error: No space left on device
>This probably means you simply ran out of disk space on whatever
>drive it was using for sorting. By default, the rundig script sets
>this through the TMPDIR environment variable. So if that drive
>doesn't have a bunch of free space, you'll get this message. Simply
>change the TMPDIR directory to land on a drive with more free space
>and you'll be fine.

wow, its simple if you know how! an environment variable, not one of the
variables in htdig.conf. kewl. i guess i should check up what other
environment variables are used. thank you geoff, that worked, problem solved.


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