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Re: Overriding TMPDIR with -T not working

From: Ed
Subject: Re: Overriding TMPDIR with -T not working
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 14:08:15 -0600
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On Wednesday April 23 2003 1:53, Larry Jones wrote:
> Ed writes:
> > My cvs commands are failing due to lack of temp space.  I'm trying to
> > override the TMPDIR setting (default /tmp), but not having any success.
> >  My cvs root is on host 'cvs1', and on a remote machine, 'dev1', I'm
> > running the following command:
> >
> >     cvs -T /users/tmp diff
> You're almost certainly running out of temp space on the *server*, not
> on the client.  The -T opion, like $TMPDIR, only applies to the local
> CVS process.  I'm afraid the only thing you can do is change your
> $CVS_SERVER to point to a script (on the server) that runs CVS with the
> appropriate -T option.

Fantastic, that's just the tip I needed.  Here's my script:

cvs -T /users/tmp $@


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