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

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Sat Mar 13 12:02:17 EST 2004

stan wrote:
> 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?

how big is a fifo?


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