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Re: [bug-recutils] Recins/recset unable to update database

From: Jose E. Marchesi
Subject: Re: [bug-recutils] Recins/recset unable to update database
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:14:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Samuel.
    When using recins/recset to update a database, I receive an error as
        recset: error: renaming file /tmp/recRfcHQ1 to /home/swflint/file.rec
    Output of recset --version is:
        recset (GNU recutils) 1.8
        Copyright (C) 2010-2019 Jose E. Marchesi.
        License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later 
        This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
        There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
        Written by Jose E. Marchesi.
    FS in question is BTRFS, with 43% use.  On NixOS.
Yes, this is a known bug in 1.8.  It happens when /tmp is mounted in a
separated filesystem.

You can workaround the problem defining the TMPDIR environment
variable.  Try, for example, $ TMPDIR=. recset ...

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