create a temporary file or directory
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.
-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
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Written by Jim Meyering and Eric Blake.