Subject: Re: Is gcc slow? Or is our gcc slow?
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1996 19:32:29
According to Chris G Demetriou:
>(Actually, that won't really work, because, for some INCREDIBLY
>BONE-HEADED REASON, gcc puts its temporary files in /var/tmp...

But you can set the TMPDIR environment variable to control where it
does put the temp files.  Also, according to the man page I am looking
at, /usr/tmp is used if available otherwise /tmp is used unless
overridden by TMPDIR.

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
  "Upgrading your memory gives you MORE RAM!" - ad in MacWAREHOUSE catalogue.