qli error:couldnt open scratch file..

By: Borland Staff

Abstract: Incorrect permission settings on tmp directory.

When you are running QLI, and if you have submitted
a query, for which InterBase needs to create sort files, it
usually does it in the /tmp directory, unless defined otherwise.

If you get the above error message, it means that InterBase
was not able to write/create sort files for your query

One cause of this to happen was if /tmp was not set with the
permissions  of "666".   

 Check to see if the /tmp directory is set to 666. 

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