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Bug#169328: general: some graphics program is leaving .xvpics turds all over the place

On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 05:52:26PM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> Everywhere is getting littered with ".xvpics" temporary directories
> due some graphics program not using /var/tmp or /tmp like it should.
> Anyway, find out what program does it, and configure it to not leave
> these little droppings all over the current directory.  Just because I
> like browsing uh, certain photos, doesn't mean I want to have them get
> into my Final Paper because some program isn't sanitary.  I bet it's a
> tmp file policy violation too.

Actually I think it's a normal feature of various viewers, which originated
from xv (xvpics->xv pics)... gqview has an option to use these as well.

I agree that it shouldn't be the default, though.

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