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Re: Default temporary directory in Windows/NTEmacs

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Default temporary directory in Windows/NTEmacs
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2012 20:38:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Andy Sheen <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Michael,

Hi Andy,

>> Setting %TMPDIR% to a proper value before starting Emacs shall do the job.
> It looks like the temporary-file-directory is set using the %TEMP%
> variable if more than one of TEMP, TMPDIR and TMP are set.
> Unfortunately, TEMP is already set to a Windows style path and I can't
> remember what uses it (whether it is a Windows or cygwin program!), so I
> don't really want to change it.

I'm not an expert in MS WIndows. But maybe you could assign a variable
settings for %TEMP% to the runemacs.exe. Or you could write an own
startup script, just for Emacs.

Or you eval in your .emacs

  (setenv "TEMP" "/a/proper/value")

All of this guaranteed untested.

> Andy

Best regards, Michael.

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