- Create an empty temporary file and return the absolute path to it:mktemp- Create a temporary directory and return the absolute path to it:mktemp -d- Create a temporary file with a specified suffix:mktemp --suffix "[.txt]"
mktemp [,OPTION/]... [,TEMPLATE/]
Create a temporary file or directory, safely, and print its name. TEMPLATE must contain at least 3 consecutive '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.
Written by Jim Meyering and Eric Blake.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report mktemp translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 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 permitted by law.
mkstemp(3), mkdtemp(3), mktemp(3)
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mktemp> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mktemp invocation'