Archive - August, 2012

No such file or directory error with ruby tempfile and heroku cedar

6 August 2012 by , No Comments

Bit of a strange error had me puzzled, the app worked great on Bamboo but was erroring on cedar with: No such file or directory – /app/tmp/csv_export_120120806-2-1bnlu8h.csv.lock /app/vendor/ruby-1.9.3/lib/ruby/1.9.1/tempfile.rb:346:in `rmdir’ The actual line of code was this: temp_file = Tempfile.new([“csv_export”, ‘.csv’], Rails.root.join(‘tmp’) ) It turns out on Cedar the Rails tmp directory isn’t created by default […]