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- Subject: Re: `tmpname' not supported?
- From: David Burgess <dburgess@...>
- Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 10:22:06 +1000
is probably as good as you will get. The underlying windows
APIs for getting temp file names and directories are flawed.
So if it is not in the environment then make your own temp
directory and use it. If you make it then you at least know that
you will be able to write to it.
On Mon, 7 Feb 2005 00:13:30 +0100, PA <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Feb 07, 2005, at 00:03, Rici Lake wrote:
> > On 6-Feb-05, at 5:54 PM, PA wrote:
> >> Alternatively, is there another way to figure out the location of the
> >> tmp directory in a platform agnostic way?
> > It's not guaranteed that a platform has directories, never mind
> > temporary directories. So I don't suppose there is.
> Nonetheless, assuming I'm not running Lua on a entry-level wrist watch,
> how do I enabled tmpname so I can get to that fabled tmp directory on
> *NIX and Windows? That would be good enough for me at the moment :)
> PA, Onnay Equitursay