Section (3) mkdtemp
mkdtemp — create a unique temporary directory
generates a uniquely named temporary directory from
template. The last
six characters of
template must be XXXXXX and
these are replaced with a string that makes the directory
name unique. The directory is then created with permissions
0700. Since it will be modified,
template must not be a string
constant, but should be declared as a character array.
returns a pointer to the modified template string on success,
and NULL on failure, in which case
errno is set appropriately.
The last six characters of
templatewere not XXXXXX. Now
Also see mkdir(2) for other possible
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
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