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Mechanica Motion temporary engine files - Answer


Mechanica Motion temporary engine files - Answer

Many thanks Patrick Asselman for providing the answer and helping me along
the way.

Temporary Motion Engine files can be directed to a place other than the
default with the environmental variable MM_TMPDIR.

Mike Foster
Able Engineering

Original question:

When running a Motion run the engine writes temporary files to the
loadpoint\i486_nt\tmp\directory. We've installed ProE and Mechanica on a
server so we can run them without having to install on the users local
machine. We just create icons on the users machine that have a local
start-in directory. ProE and Mechanica Structure seem to work fine like this
but Motion wants to write files to the loadpoint\i486_nt\tmp\ on the server
and we'd like to make that directory read only.

Does anyone know of a way to redirect these temporary files to a local

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