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Bug #9156

Not able to get tmp dir to work with Ruby 2.0.0

Added by B L almost 3 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Feedback
Priority:
Normal
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ruby -v:
ruby-2.0.0-p353
[ruby-core:58575]

Description

I just migrated to Ruby 2.0.0 from 1.9.2 and I'm getting errors when trying to handle files because I can't get tmp directories to work.

If you check this file and look at line 29 you'll see that a check on world_writable? has been added, but the file should not be world writable (prepended by !). So tmp dir are now restricted? What should I do to set up my machine? (I'm using Rails 4)

Here's the error I get:

ArgumentError: could not find a temporary directory
When I try to hit Dir:tmpdir

/home/ben/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.0.0-p353/lib/ruby/2.0.0/tmpdir.rb: in tmpdir
raise ArgumentError, "could not find a temporary directory" if !tmp

Thanks
Ben

History

#1 [ruby-core:58586] Updated by Nobuyoshi Nakada almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback

It's by a security reason.
What's your platform?

#2 [ruby-core:60646] Updated by B L over 2 years ago

Sorry for the delayed answer, my platform is OSX Mavericks.

#3 [ruby-core:60662] Updated by Nobuyoshi Nakada over 2 years ago

MacOS X makes a directory with permission 0700 under /var/folders and sets TMPDIR to it by default.
Check if it is properly set: ls -ld "$TMPDIR"

#4 [ruby-core:60756] Updated by B L over 2 years ago

That's what I get:
drwx------ 181 ben staff 6154 Feb 15 00:07 /var/folders/w6/5t5wbvps7sq68h0ss0qs3ygm0000gn/T/

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