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Re: Possible problem with ctags
- From: Simon Liddington <sjl at zepler dot org>
- To: Ross Presser <rpresser at imtek dot com>
- Cc: mecklen at cimsoft dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 09:03:35 +1200
- Subject: Re: Possible problem with ctags
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org.HOWL><200306041506.h54F66K27417@gatekeeper.tait.co.nz>
Thanks for this, I will take a look at is as soon as I can ...
On Thu, 05 Jun 2003 03:06, Ross Presser wrote:
> [posted and mailed to Simon Liddington <email@example.com>]
> Robert Mecklenburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> > I'm getting a strange error when I run ctags:
> > 5 osaka:cimsoft$ /bin/ctags -e --recurse>
> > ctags: cannot open temporary file : No such file or directo> ry
> > [Exi> t 1]
> > If I run this under strace I get:
> > My conclusion: Maybe the most recent release of ctags has a
> > compiled-in default directory of .../liddins/... and that this
> > directory is used if the TMPDIR environment variable is otherwise
> > undefined.
> > Comments?
> I can confirm this discovery. In fact, that is why I just started up
> news, to report the problem. It is present with this version:
> Exuberant Ctags 5.5, Copyright (C) 1996-2003 Darren Hiebert
> Compiled: Apr 14 2003, 10:16:41
> Addresses: <email@example.com>,
> Optional compiled features: +wildcards, +regex, +internal-sort
> (By the way, although this version announces itself as 5.5, it is really
> 5.5.3 according to /setup.exe.)
> The full compiled-in directory it is trying to use, as found by both
> FileMon and strings, is:
> The obvious workaround is "export TMPDIR=$TMP"
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