Mail Archives: djgpp/2002/04/23/01:15:08.1
On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 10:44:07 +0300 (IDT), Eli Zaretskii
<eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> jacked into the Matrix and the following appeared
>On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Neo_1061 wrote:
>> I could ask around for someone to recommend a reliable, inexpensive ISP,
>> if I didn't know that there's no such beast in the zoo.
>Try http://news.cis.dfn.de. It's free and very good.
Web based news? Thanks, but no thanks. If I were going to use such an
awful, awful thing at all, I'd use google, anyway.
>> My environment has a couple of temp variables, all pointing at
>How much free space do you have on the C: drive?
Hundred megs or more.
>Because IIRC the linker produces a temporary file before overwriting an
>existing file, in case it fails.
Sounds sensible. In this case, though, that should have meant around 1
meg of space during such times.
Also, it doesn't seem to do that all the time. I have sometimes
aborted the linker with ^C and been left with an unusable exe file,
not the old version of the exe file.
>> DJGPP itself is on the C: partition, and C:\DJGPP\TMP exists, but has
>> only a "remove.me" file in it at this time.
>This is a normal situation for the temporary directory: temporary files
>are removed when the program finishes.
Some ill-behaved programs have been known not to do so. Of course,
DJGPP tools tend to be well-behaved.
Still waters run deep.
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