Subject: Re: temp dir
To: Markus Illenseer <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/10/1998 15:03:02
On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Markus Illenseer wrote:
>  The guy who f*cked up his installation when stopping to install
> emacs also found a possible new bug: the option -t seems not to be able
> to change the temporary directory.
>  pkg_add -t /usr/tmp/instmp.XXXXXX package.tgz still unpacks in /var/tmp 

miyu# pkg_add -v -t /tmp/instXXXXXX xsnow-1.40.tgz
Requested space: 67004 bytes, free space: 18781184 bytes in /tmp/instmp.01196a

What do you mean?

>  I havent downloaded Hubert's most recent patch to pkg_add yet.

These patches don't change this.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>