inn-current makehistory

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Apr 10 08:46:57 UTC 2000

Joakim Henriksson <murduth at> writes:

> In inn-current from 8 Feb 2000 makehistory has a bug with the -T
> option. sort invoked from makehistory uses "pathtmp", from inn.conf
> presumably, despite the -T option that points to another place, a place
> where the other temporary build files are placed. This is an unexpected
> behaviour that can cause builds to fail.

makehistory propagates the -T flag to sort to tell it to use a different
temporary directory.  Maybe that doesn't work with your sort program?
Could you check the man pages on your system and let us know?

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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