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CentOS 7.0 - man page for mktemp (centos section 1)

MKTEMP(1)					    User Commands					    MKTEMP(1)

NAME
mktemp - create a temporary file or directory
SYNOPSIS
mktemp [OPTION]... [TEMPLATE]
DESCRIPTION
Create a temporary file or directory, safely, and print its name. TEMPLATE must contain at least 3 consecu- tive 'X's in last component. If TEMPLATE is not specified, use tmp.XXXXXXXXXX, and --tmpdir is implied. Files are created u+rw, and directories u+rwx, minus umask restrictions. -d, --directory create a directory, not a file -u, --dry-run do not create anything; merely print a name (unsafe) -q, --quiet suppress diagnostics about file/dir-creation failure --suffix=SUFF append SUFF to TEMPLATE; SUFF must not contain a slash. This option is implied if TEMPLATE does not end in X -p DIR, --tmpdir[=DIR] interpret TEMPLATE relative to DIR; if DIR is not specified, use $TMPDIR if set, else /tmp. With this option, TEMPLATE must not be an absolute name; unlike with -t, TEMPLATE may contain slashes, but mktemp creates only the final component -t interpret TEMPLATE as a single file name component, relative to a directory: $TMPDIR, if set; else the directory specified via -p; else /tmp [deprecated] --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report mktemp translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
AUTHOR
Written by Jim Meyering and Eric Blake.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent per- mitted by law.
SEE ALSO
mkstemp(3), mkdtemp(3), mktemp(3) The full documentation for mktemp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mktemp programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'mktemp invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.22 June 2014 MKTEMP(1)


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