How do I make npviewer.bin respect $TMPDIR ??

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at
Thu Dec 17 14:55:21 UTC 2009

On Sun, 06.12.2009 at 12:18:21 -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> Howdy,
> I'm -current, i386, linux_base-f10-10_2, and
> linux-f10-flashplugin-10.0r32; all with the latest firefox 35. It all
> works fine, until my teeny tiny (24M) memory disk /tmp gets full.
> I have created a wrapper script for firefox to set TMPDIR (and TMP and
> TEMPDIR just in case) to a large partition on local disk, which works
> for firefox proper, but npviewer.bin is still putting its temp files
> on the real /tmp. So, how do I whip it into shape?

Haven't tried this, but there's a slight chance that the linux binary
will prefer /compat/linux paths over / paths, and since there seems to
be no /compat/linux/tmp, please try creating or symlinking one ...


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