Re: [ecasound] New idea: Storing temporary files in a directory of choice

From: Klaus Schulz <kls.schlz@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Mon Mar 29 2010 - 08:25:36 EEST

Hi Kai.

Cool. Thx a lot. Since I got /tmp on tmpfs anyhow I don't have to do
anything about it.

Cheers \Klaus

On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Kai Vehmanen <kvehmanen@email-addr-hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> another late reply.
> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010, Klaus Schulz wrote:
> Sox provides a nice feature that I can set a parameter -temp at startup
>> All temporary files generated by the program will be stored in a directory
>> of choice.
>> This way I can handle all activities e.g. in /dev/shm on a tmpfs.
>> I won't have any disk access during operation.
> There's actually very few uses of temp files in ecasound. Actually only two
> features need them:
> - 'cs-edit' command
> - ogg input
> ... otherwise no temporary files are created. And for these two uses (and
> any possible future new use), ecasound honors the "TMPDIR" environment
> variable.
> OTOH, I just noted this is not documented anywhere, so I now did that and
> ecasound(1) now has:
> --cut--
> dit(TMPDIR)
> Some functions of Ecasound (e.g. "cs-edit" interactive command)
> require
> creation of temporary files. By default, these files are created
> under
> "/tmp", but this can be overridden by setting the em(TMPDIR)
> environment
> variable.
> --cut--

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