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Re: Unset TMP/TEMP in profile? (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-67)

On Mar  9 09:46, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 9 March 2011 09:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mar Â9 08:25, Andy Koppe wrote:
> >> >> On Mar Â8 13:49, David Sastre wrote:
> >> >>> 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.
> >>
> >> One more thought on this: LANG is set to C.UTF-8 in
> >> /etc/profile.d/lang.{c,}sh, which allows users to change or delete
> >> that without stopping /etc/profile from being updated. This approach
> >> might be appropriate here as well.
> >
> > That's certainly feasible in some way, but I don't understand what
> > you're trying to accomplish. ÂIn what situation would this have to be
> > changed on a per-system level? ÂWhy isn't it sufficient that the
> > user can change it in the own user profiles?
> I don't know, but the same questions could be asked about
> /etc/profile.d/lang.{c,}sh.

Good point.  How important is the place of $TMP/$TEMP from a
Windows perspective?  It must be set for some apps, ok, but
how important are the actual whereabouts?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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