[tex-live] TeX Live 2008 testing - problems downloading

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Jun 29 20:10:46 CEST 2008

On So, 29 Jun 2008, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I'm surprised that perl doesn't respect TMPDIR.
> It's not about perl, it is about our code.  And yes, it should use
> TMPDIR rather than hardwiring /tmp.

It should do it ...

code from TLUtils.pm:
sub get_system_tmpdir {
  my $systmp=0;
  $systmp||=getenv 'TMPDIR';
  $systmp||=getenv 'TMP';
  $systmp||=getenv 'TEMP';
  return "$systmp";

SO it tries first TMPDIR, then TMP, then TEMP, then /tmp ...

Best wishes


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