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- Subject: Re: Creating a directory in a lua script
- From: Frank Küster <frank@...>
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 15:45:14 +0200
"Leonardo Maciel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What do you mean by a temporary directory? Temporary files are automatically
> deleted when closed or upon program termination. Do you need the same
> semantics on your temporary directory?
Yes, exactly. I wouldn't care for manually removing it, but during
execution I need a directory in which I can create arbitrary filenames
without the danger of overwriting anything which already exists.
> If you have no need for portability
I do have that need - one of the points of writing this in lua is to be
able to run it on any system with TeX, including luaTeX, installed.
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)