os.tmpfile() vs. tempfile.TemporaryFile()

danmcleran at yahoo.com danmcleran at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 11 19:38:32 CET 2010

On Nov 11, 11:32 am, John Nagle <na... at animats.com> wrote:
>    Is there any reason to prefer "tempfile.TemporaryFile()"
> over "os.tmpfile()"?  Both create a nameless temporary file
> that will be deleted on close.
>                                 John Nagle

tempfile.TemporaryFile has more options, e.g. file prefix, suffix, dir
location, mode, and buf size. if you don't care about any of that,
then it probably makes no difference.

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