[REGRESSION] Temporary Directory Ignored

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Sun Feb 16 12:01:04 UTC 2020

On 2/16/20 5:59 AM, Enrico Forestieri wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 01:47:43AM +0100, Stephan Witt wrote:
>> Am 16.02.2020 um 01:25 schrieb Enrico Forestieri <forenr at lyx.org>:
>>> I tried to reproduce your configuration on linux by creating a /tmpriv
>>> symlink pointing to /private/tmp and trying to set the temporary dir
>>> to /tmpriv. I did non succeed because it seems that the temporary
>>> directory cannot be changed and is always /tmp, whatever you set
>>> in Preferences->Paths->Temporary directory !
>> Yes, probably it’s platform specific if it’s /tmp or
>> /private/var/folders/1x/zm63s22x7s591xrlgm4rl9v40000gn
> No, this is a bug in LyX. If I write "/foobar"
> in Preferences->Paths->Temporary directory, the temporary dir stil is "/tmp",
> so I cannot verify your problem and test your patch.

I do not see this on stable, but I do see the problem in master. If this
does not ring a bell for someone, we should file a bug report. No time
now but I can do it later.


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