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Re: [wdiff-bugs] no suitable temporary directory

From: Martin von Gagern
Subject: Re: [wdiff-bugs] no suitable temporary directory
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 09:41:09 +0100
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Hi Karl,

thanks for your report!

On 26.01.2010 23:35, Karl Berry wrote:
> With wdiff 0.5.94, if I set the TMPDIR envvar to /dev/shm, I get:
> wdiff: no suitable temporary directory exists

Fixed: http://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/lh/wdiff/trunk/revision/74
Problem was a misuse of L_tmpnam present since the initial import.

> (A more specific error message would be nice, about what directory/ies
> were tried and what the actual problem is.)

True. Added the errno, which gives some indication at least. Won't add
more verbose error messages just yet, because I'd like to get 0.5.94
translated before I tweak the message strings again.


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