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From Jim Jagielski <...@jagunet.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r817291 - /commons/sandbox/runtime/trunk/src/main/java/org/apache/commons/runtime/util/Utils.java
Date Tue, 22 Sep 2009 15:51:55 GMT

On Sep 22, 2009, at 10:56 AM, Mladen Turk wrote:

> On 22/09/09 16:06, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>
>> On Sep 21, 2009, at 11:51 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 21, 2009, at 11:34 AM, mturk@apache.org wrote:
>>>>
>>>> + private static final String [] try_envs = {
>>>> + "TMP",
>>>> + "TEMP",
>>>> + "TMPDIR",
>>>> + "TEMPDIR"
>>>> + };
>>>
>>> Not sure about that ordering, unless we want to favor Windows.
>>> For Unix the canonical envvar is TMPDIR, so it should likely be
>>> checked 1st (and this the 1st element), and then go down the  
>>> others...
>>>
>>> Of course, we could even get more sophisticated and have 2; one for
>>> Windows and another for non-Windows, so the ordering makes more  
>>> sense
>>> depending on the platform ;)
>>>
>>> OK if I fold something like that in?
>>>
>>
>> Didn't hear back, so I'll be conservative and not do so...
>>
>
> It's just like with APR. See unix/tempdir.c
> The order is: TMP, TEMP, TMPDIR (and I added TEMPDIR)

which itself was based on Python 2.2 (earlier used TMPFILE) :)



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