Python os.tmpnam() Method

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Description

The method tmpnam() returns a unique path name that is reasonable for creating a temporary file.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for tmpnam() method:

os.tmpnam()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns a unique path name.

Example

The following example shows the usage of tmpnam() method.

# !/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# Temporary file generated in current directory
tmpfn = os.tmpnam()

print "This is the unique path:"
print tmpfn

When we run above program, it produces following result:

This is the unique path:
/tmp/fileUFojpd



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