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cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/

cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/

cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/

(OP)
I'm using Solaris 2.9 on Sparc.
(SunOS 5.9 Generic_112233-08 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-250).
It comes with the Solaris 9 OE freeware packages already installed in /opt/sfw.  The installed CVS version is 1.11.5.
I can create a CVS repository but when I try to commit or diff, I always get the following error :-
"cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/cvsBLa0"
the last bit (cvsBLa0) changes everytime so is probably related to the process number.
I can get things to work by creating the directory "nightly.tmpdir" in /tmp but why do I need to do that ?

RE: cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/

I was wondering if you received a fix.  I
have the same problem on solaris 9.

TIA

Craig

craig@isi.edu

RE: cannot create /tmp/nightly.tmpdir.21057/

cvs of Solaris 9 is compiled with this strange /tmp/nightly.tmpdir directory as temp dir.

I recommend to remove the package SFWcvs and install cvs from www.sunfreeware.com (cvs will be in /usr/local/bin then).

Regards
JC

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