[Python-Dev] Warn about mktemp once again?

David Harrison dave.l.harrison at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 11:58:39 CEST 2008

2008/4/29 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
> > Same here. In fact, is there a good reason to have mkstemp() return the
>  > fd (except backward compatibility)?
>  Except for backwards compatibility: is there a good reason to keep
>  os.mkstemp at all?

Greg Ewing's use-case is one I've also had at times - ie. as a
convenience function for creating a "somewhat temporary" file that is
randomly named, but persists beyond the closing of the file.  If the
function doesn't stay in os it doesn't make any difference to me
though :-)

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