On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 09:12:27PM -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On Thu, 2014-06-05 at 21:57 -0400, Noah Misch wrote: > > I recommend "TMPDIR => 1" instead of setting DIR. > > I originally decided against doing that, because > > 1) I don't know if all systems would have enough space in their regular > temporary directory for the kinds of things we put there. Using the > build directory seems safer. > > 2) One "debugging" method is to set CLEANUP to false and then manually > inspect the data directory left behind. (In the future, this might be > exposed via a command-line option.) This would become more cumbersome > and error-prone if we used TMPDIR. > > > This temporary directory is > > used for Unix sockets, so path length limitations will be a problem: > > > > http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/20140329172224.ga170...@tornado.leadboat.com > > That, however, is a good argument for doing it the other way. Maybe we > need two temporary directories.
Two temporary directories sounds fair, given those constraints. -- Noah Misch EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers