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Re: Default temporary directory in Windows/NTEmacs

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Default temporary directory in Windows/NTEmacs
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2012 13:50:36 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Andy Sheen <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,

Hi Andy,

> With some debug, this is due to this line:
> (eval (car (get 'temporary-file-directory 'standard-value)))
> which pulls the original value of temporary-file-directory from the
> variable. Is there any way to override the variable without resorting to
> changing the code in tramp-compat.el? I'm assuming this is an easier
> question to answer than my other one ;)

See (info "(elisp)Unique File Names")

Setting %TMPDIR% to a proper value before starting Emacs shall do the job.

> Thanks
> Andy

Best regards, Michael.

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