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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] temp_directory_path() behavior on Windows
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-04 09:00:35

On 4 Feb 2015 at 14:44, Domagoj Saric wrote:

> On 4.2.2015. 1:32, Niall Douglas wrote:
> > I think it's faster to iterate all ten in that order actually. The
> > big problem with caching results is that if your temp drive is on a
> > network share, it can come and go over the lifetime of your process.
> Is there actually 'anyone out there' that does this? Isn't a temporary on a
> network/removable drive kind of oxymoronic?

Not at all. Think about thin clients which have virtually no local
storage, and exclusively boot from the network. They're very common
in everything from schools to government.


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