[U-Boot] [PATCH 1/3] buildman: Perform tests in /tmp

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Fri Oct 4 18:40:02 UTC 2019

On 10/4/19 11:26 AM, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 10:32:42AM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> On 10/4/19 10:12 AM, Tom Rini wrote:
>>> We may not always be able to write to the default output directory but
>>> we will always have a usable /tmp.
>> Is that a valid assumption? Surely $TMPDIR should be used if set in the
>> environment, falling back to a hard-coded /tmp if that isn't set?
> $TMPDIR is most portable but as far as Linux goes, there needs to be
> /tmp, yes?

I don't think there absolutely has to be, no. Calling tempfile.mkdtemp() 
will "just work" and do the right thing in all cases.

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