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temp-write

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Write string/buffer/stream to a random temp file

Install

$ npm install --save temp-write

Usage

const fs = require('fs');
const tempWrite = require('temp-write');
 
const filepath = tempWrite.sync('unicorn');
//=> '/var/folders/_1/tk89k8215ts0rg0kmb096nj80000gn/T/4049f192-43e7-43b2-98d9-094e6760861b' 
 
fs.readFileSync(filepath, 'utf8');
//=> 'unicorn' 
 
 
tempWrite.sync('unicorn', 'pony.png');
//=> '/var/folders/_1/tk89k8215ts0rg0kmb096nj80000gn/T/4049f192-43e7-43b2-98d9-094e6760861b/pony.png' 
 
tempWrite.sync('unicorn', 'rainbow/cake/pony.png');
//=> '/var/folders/_1/tk89k8215ts0rg0kmb096nj80000gn/T/4049f192-43e7-43b2-98d9-094e6760861b/rainbow/cake/pony.png' 

API

tempWrite(input, [filepath])

Returns a Promise for the filepath of the temp file.

tempWrite.sync(input, [filepath])

Returns the filepath of the temp file.

input

Type: string Buffer ReadableStream

Data to write to the temp file. Streams are supported only with the async API.

filepath

Type: string
Example: 'img.png' 'foo/bar/baz.png'

Optionally supply a filepath which is appended to the random path.

Related

  • tempy - Get a random temporary file or directory path

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus