Short LAM MPI question (answer!)

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at
Tue Apr 24 12:04:16 PDT 2001

On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Barring any strange circumstances, /tmp should have 0777 permissions.

Someone just pointed out to me that I should be more careful about saying
this.  What I probably should have said was,".../tmp should have *at
least* 0777 permissions."

In most cases, you'll probably want 01777.

Suffice it to say that that LAM needs to write to /tmp.  How you achieve
that is your business.  ;-)

{+} Jeff Squyres
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