[Gmsh] Win98 home directory
c.geuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Sat Jun 12 20:47:48 CEST 2004
John Absquoth wrote:
> I've just started using Gmsh on a win98 PC and can't work out how to
> configure the home directory. I understand it depends on the $GMSH_HOME
> variable, but don't know where that should be specified. At the moment,
> the message window says:
> Info : Home directory : //
> When trying to add a new point in the interactive mode it fails, with
> the message:
> Error : Unable to open temporary file '//.gmsh-tmp'
> Old versions which have a home directory of /cygdrive/c/windows/TEMP/
> don't cause this problem.
I removed a special trick in the code fairly recently because I didn't
remember why we added it in the first place. Apparently, this is why :-)
I just re-added a special case for Windows machines in my source tree.
The fix should show up in tomorrow's nightly source archive.
Thanks for the report!
Applied and Computational Mathematics, Caltech
geuzaine at acm.caltech.edu - http://geuz.org
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