Hi -
I have a question about how pg_dump uses /tmp. We are running postgres
8.2.4 on solaris 10. We have had some problems with our dump scripts
running out of memory on our cron server, and when we cleaned out some
junk files left over by non-postgres processes in /tmp, the dumps ran
fine.
Does pg_dump actually write temporary files to /tmp or is this just used
as swap space? If it does write files there, is there a way to have them
write to a different location?
Thanks is advance for the help!

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