specialFolderPath("Temporary") on OS X

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Fri Oct 3 12:47:01 EDT 2003

Recently, "Alex Rice"  wrote:

> specialFolderPath("Temporary") works on Mac OS X, most of the time. It
> returns a path like /tmp/xxx/temporary items/ where xxx is the UID.
> However, on my OS X box, it has recently started cleaning out /tmp on
> reboot, and after that specialFolderPath("Temporary") returns empty.
> After some time has passed, some other app, or the OS, decides to
> recreate the /tmp/xxx/temporary directories and then
> specialFolderPath("Temporary") works again.
> It's very strange. Anyone know the cause of this?

Not sure why you see this but what happens if you do:

  put the tempName


Scott Rossi
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