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Re: Unset TMP/TEMP in profile? (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-67)
On Mar 8 13:49, David Sastre wrote:
> 2011/3/8, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> > FWIW, I'd prefer to keep the unsetting of TEMP/TMP in ~/.bashrc (i.e.
> > based on user preference) vs. /etc/profile, since I have multiple
> > accounts on one of my machines and with my 'work' account, if I
> > cygstart several different native Windows apps without TEMP/TMP being
> > set they don't play nice. I realize I could write wrapper scripts as
> > per Angelo's suggestion, but I'd prefer not to.
> > As the old adage goes, if it ain't broke, don't fix it...
> As discussed in the ITA thread, one of the goals of base-files-4.0 is
> not relying
> in users' config files at all regarding any item that needs to be
> defined (or undefined :)
> So if TMP/TEMP has to be unset, or set to /tmp per default, or any
> other default
> decided here, that is something to be done in /etc/profile, IMHO.
I agree. Setting TMP and TEMP to /tmp by default in /etc/profile
should make Cgwin and native apps happy, shouldn't it?
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