[nycbug-talk] pkg_add

Jim Brown jpb
Wed Feb 9 10:41:15 EST 2005

* swygue <swygue at gmail.com> [2005-02-09 15:28]:
> How do I change pkg_add temp directory? I tried this, # env
> PKG_TMDIR=/"directory I want". This did not help, I read the manpage
> and it mention something about template, I do not know what to do.

Looks like you are using a /bin/sh shell or derivative.  Try: 

  export PKG_TMPDIR

  pkg_add foo_pkg.tgz

Directory /foo_dir must have adequate space, or it won't be used.

Best Regards,
Jim B.

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