Error creating files in /tmp

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Mon Oct 24 00:31:00 GMT 2005


Alastair Burnett wrote:

> Now, when I run the tools from another mapped drive -
> say a g: drive, I initially got the error about not
> being able to find a /tmp directory, so I simply did
> 'mkdir /tmp' and got past this. However, now the tools
> bail out because it can't create a file in /tmp -
> which is the problem I'm having. Anyone got any idea
> how to get round this - as I mention, we can't do a
> full install of cygwin on the local machine, which
> would solve the problem quite easily.

If you don't have cygwin installed then you don't have a mount table. 
You need to find out what path /tmp is being mapped to and figure out
why the process can't write there.

Brian

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