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Re: Unset TMP/TEMP in profile? (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-67)
On 11 March 2011 19:36, David Sastre wrote:
>> David, any problem to create tmp.sh and tmp.csh in profile.d for this
>> Anyway, after that change it's really time to start using the new
>> base-files package. ÂIt's pending already too long, IMHO.
> I've been thinking about this, and I'd rather keep TMP/TEMP set to
> /tmp in /etc/profile. This is mainly because the code that sets HOME could
> need TMP to be already set under some circumstances, and the function
> that sources the scripts under /etc/profile.d is only called after that has
> happened (as it is currently written). I prefer to supress that
> flexibility, release base-files-4.0-4, and have it tested widely, so
> people can hunt me down for breaking their ENVs :D
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