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Bug#859150: installation-guide: leaves many /tmp/tmp* files behind

Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> (2017-03-31):
> Hello Holger,
> Cyril Brulebois, on ven. 31 mars 2017 00:09:34 +0200, wrote:
> > Maybe to ease hands-on debugging, dblatex is called with the -d flag,
> > which tells it to leave temporary files behind. This ends up filling
> > up dillon's /tmp (in addition to being rather bad style in the first
> > place…).
> Is -d really useful now that we have seen the whole thing working?
> Alternatively,
> >  - or set TMPDIR to a subdirectory of $tempdir, which gets automatically
> >    removed after a build.
> would be fine to me, I'm just thinking that we perhaps just not need
> these files at all now.

I didn't check history (because svn, mainly; and because I'd already
lost track of what I was initially doing), but if that was merely a
debug aid, removing it looks good to me. :)

FWIW dillon currently has an svn checkout with the TMPDIR patch, so no
hurry right now; just needs to be fixed for the release. ;-)


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