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From: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
To: George Mauer <gmauer@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Control where files are emitted during block eval
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:37:14 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87imc59c5x.fsf@gnu.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+pajWJ5pJ=5dyMZ6WhD-c9Qzh+HjUPPwYkkj9hPnRxiOvydAA@mail.gmail.com> (George Mauer's message of "Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:31:22 -0500")

Hi George,

George Mauer <gmauer@gmail.com> writes:

> I would like to create a playground.org file inside my node project
> where I will put bits of code that I'm playing with during
> development.
>
> The problem is that when I actually evaluate a source block it gets
> written into a temporary location that I do not control - I therefore
> cannot `require` my project's node modules as they will not be found.
>
> Is there a way to control the location the temp file is written?
> Maybe - assuming it uses `with-temp-file` - a way to control its
> directory and file name generation algorithm via a header?

One problem is that *every* ob-*.el in Org uses with-temp-file for
executing source code.

Also, it seems to be a very peculiar use case, so I would not go
for a new org-with-temp-file macro allowing such control, but that
maybe something you want to explore?

-- 
 Bastien


      reply	other threads:[~2020-09-23  7:37 UTC|newest]

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2020-09-16 21:31 George Mauer
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