> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Michel Clasquin-Johnson > <clasqm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Does Haiku have a dedicated temporary directory that automatically > > gets > > cleaned up at shutdown? You know, like C:\WINDOWS\TEMP or /var/tmp? > > > > Thanks in advance > > Michel > > --------------------- > > Michel Clasquin-Johnson > > e-mail: clasqm@xxxxxxxxx > > website: http://www.reviewcentral.co.za/ > > > > > > use: > FINDDIR -l > on the command line to see the list of directories, running "finddir > B_COMMON_TEMP_DIRECTORY" returns what you are looking for. > It gives /boot/var/tmp here. If you are writing a script, you can > use > finddir, if you are writing a program use find_directory(): > http://www.haiku-os.org/legacy-docs/bebook/BDirectory.html#find_directory > > This is the preferred method, avoid using hardcoded paths where > possible. Right, though for that one if you just want to write portable code it is probably safe to assume /tmp. François.