[Tutor] Fwd: Can tempfile.NamedTemporaryFile(delete=False) be used to create *permanent* uniquely named files?

boB Stepp robertvstepp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 20:30:45 EDT 2018

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 11:57 AM Mats Wichmann <mats at wichmann.us> wrote:
> On 10/22/18 8:24 AM, boB Stepp wrote:
> > Forwarding to the Tutor list.  Herr Maier offers a good idea that
> > would take away much of a remaining issue -- the name "Temporary".  I
> > need to look into the functools library to see what "partial" does.
> if you really don't care what the file is called because you will
> maintain a map which leads you to the filename, you might as well use a
> uuid.

Wouldn't I have to write a check to ensure such a named file (However
unlikely that would be.) did not exist before creating it?  And if
yes, would not that get into the same potential security issue that
cause tempfile.mktemp() to be deprecated?


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