[mythtv-users] Nuvexport / mythtranscode fails because fifo directory isn't there

stan stanb at panix.com
Sat Mar 13 09:34:50 EST 2004

On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 08:47:26PM -0800, Chris Petersen wrote:
> > Keep in mind that nuvexport creates the fifodir
> > in the CURRENT directory, not the DESTINATION
> > directory.  So if you are running nuvexport from
> > say /usr/bin and you don't have write permission,
> > it will fail.
> Ok, this has been changed..  the fifodir will now be created in /tmp -
> it guarantees that it's writable, and that it won't hang around too long
> if it gets lost. 
That might not be such a good idea. Not all system have large /t,p space.
Might I sugest you honor the TMPDIR environment variable?

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