[Digikam-users] TMPDIR issues

Veaceslav Munteanu veaceslav.munteanu90 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 22:01:02 GMT 2015

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:55 PM, Gerhard Hoogterp
<gerhard at frappe.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:49:51 PM Veaceslav Munteanu wrote:
>> >> Where my /tmp is normaly more than adequate, for some (stitching
>> >> panorama's) it's simply to small. As I have partitions with more than
>> >> enough space I'm hoping I overlooked a photoshop or GIMP option to set
>> >> an TMP and/or swap path from within digikam.
>> the easiest way is to create a large partition and mount that partition as
>> /tmp
> That's the easy way when you install a new machine where the disks still have
> to be partitioned and all options are still open..
> On an old and fully used machine like mine I'm afraid that Gilles's solution
> is the only solution. Create a tmp dir somewhere where there's space and
> softlink it to /tmp..
> I do hope one day for a setting for this, maybe I better check the bugtracker
> if there are points to give for such a feature..;-)

I believe that digiKam uses hugin to make panoramas, so it is not done
internally -> we can't make it choose the /tmp dir.

Better make a soft link.
> Thanks,
>         Gerhard
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