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Use the build folder for functional test temporary files rather than /tmp
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Running the functional test suite can generate several GB of data. Many systems are not provisioned with a /tmp that big. Using the build folder is better. It also makes it easier to access the files when a test fails.

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deadalnix triaged this task as Normal priority.Jul 11 2018, 21:29
deadalnix created this task.
akb added a subscriber: akb.Aug 2 2018, 21:28
bvk added a subscriber: bvk.May 17 2020, 16:40

Running functional tests is already creating a temporary directory inside build.

root@7c09c6004b8a:~/build# test/functional/test_runner.py --extend
Starting Bitcoin ABC functional tests
Temporary test directory at /root/build/test/tmp/test_runner_₿₵_🏃_20200517_163544

Should we close this task?