[Pw_forum] Issues running PWscf with long path names

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at democritos.it
Wed Feb 15 09:33:21 CET 2012

On Tue, 2012-02-14 at 22:36 -0500, Wirawan Purwanto wrote:

> 4) Also, the name of the temporary file should probably be other than "input_tmp.in".
>  It is better to use randomized filename (e.g. C function tmpnam or mkstemp) or make
>  this file in "wfcdir" rather than current directory. 

the latter is not possible because tmpdir and wfcdir are not known
before the input is read. For the former, see:

The copying of an existing file has been meanwhile removed: see

Thank you for your contribution


Paolo Giannozzi, IOM-Democritos and University of Udine, Italy

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