os.tmpfile() vs. tempfile.TemporaryFile()
pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 09:46:06 CET 2010
On Nov 11, 10:32 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.
os.tmpfile calls your OS's tmpfile system call.
tempfile.TemporaryFile creates the temporary file itself.
So, if you trust your OS more than Python, use os.tempfile.
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