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# GATK temporary directory

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Melbourne, AustraliaMember
edited October 2012

Hello,

During running of the depthOfCoverage tool, I get the error:
/tmp/RsQHCt1W: No space left on device

I have tried changing the TMPDIR environment variable (and exporting) but eventually I get the same error. Is there a way to change the temporary directory that GATK uses?

I'm running GATK v2.1-8-g5efb575 on a Linux system.

Thanks,
Rick

Post edited by Geraldine_VdAuwera on
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That's not specific to GATK, I believe you should be able to specify it on the command line with something like this:

java -Djava.io.tmpdir=/tmp ...


java -Djava.io.tmpdir=/tmp ...
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