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Using Temporary Files in Perl

by rob_au (Abbot)
on Dec 01, 2001 at 20:18 UTC ( #128876=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    local *FH;
    open (FH, ">/tmp/myprocess.tmp") || die "Cannot open temporary file: $
    close FH;
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    use IO::File;
    my $fh = IO::File->new("/tmp/myprocess.tmp", "w");
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    use Fcntl;
    use POSIX;
    do {
        $name = tmpnam();
    } until sysopen(FH, $name, O_RDWR|O_CREAT|O_EXCL, 0666);
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    use IO::File;
    my $fh = IO::File->new_tmpfile;

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