[development] Temp file conflicts

Rob Barreca rob at electronicinsight.com
Thu Jul 5 23:55:17 UTC 2007

Although my issue at http://drupal.org/node/157134 still stands for 
files and tmp dirs. But you are correct, you can use 
sites/sample1.com/tmp and I've done this before. But I just like have 
the tmp files above the docroot maybe just for my own warm, fuzzy 
feeling. :)


Boris Mann wrote:
> On 7/5/07, andrew morton <drewish at katherinehouse.com> wrote:
>> On 7/5/07, Darren Oh <darrenoh at sidepotsinternational.com> wrote:
>> > On Jul 5, 2007, at 5:18 PM, Boris Mann wrote:
>> >
>> > > Um. No. It really is temporary. The file gets removed by the
>> > > operations that happen. They are temporary files.....
>> >
>> > Enough "Um"s! I respect your contributions to Drupal, but you seem to
>> > be the only person who thinks this is an unreasonable feature.
>> Or, rather than the only one to feel that way, Boris is just the first
>> person to say so.
> Didn't say unreasonable, just there are many ways around this. Have
> your modules create subdirectories. Anything in a tmp folder (esp!
> /tmp) is not guaranteed to stick around at all.
> If you set it to be somewhere under your control (i.e. not /tmp), then
> it won't get removed and you can make subfolders and all that other
> good stuff.

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