RE: [ROOT] windows: creates temfile in c:\

From: Philippe Canal (
Date: Fri Nov 05 2004 - 18:03:18 MET

Hi Christian,

This is currently the case for ROOT 4.01/03 and above at least.


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From: []
On Behalf Of Christian Vogel
Sent: Friday, November 05, 2004 1:39 AM
To: Bertrand Bellenot
Subject: Re: [ROOT] windows: creates temfile in c:\

Hi Bertrand,

On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 08:43:51PM +0100, Bertrand Bellenot wrote:
> This problem comes from usage of tmpfile(), which create the temp file 
> in the root ( C:\ ) directory.
> To solve the problem, Root must be built with the flag G__TMPFILE 
> defined in the compiler options.

thanks for the info, so I will probably just go with the writeble c:\
directory for now. Is it possible to build the "recommended version" on the
root-homepage with that compiler-option in the future?


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> In a jar. On my desk.

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