Subject: Re: cc should use /tmp rather than /var/tmp
To: FUKAUMI Naoki <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/12/2001 23:17:41
On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, FUKAUMI Naoki wrote:

: # I don't subscribe current-users and tech-toolchain MLs
: # Plz reply with cc me
: I found cc uses /var/tmp.

Yes, this is actually a combination of issues with both gcc and the
definition of P_tmpdir in <stdio.h>.

This is on my list to investigate a *more portable* solution to this
problem -- just hacking cc will result in a gcc change that the maintainers
won't accept back.

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