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    Get a random temporary file or directory path

    Install

    $ npm install tempy
    

    Usage

    const tempy = require('tempy');
     
    tempy.file();
    //=> '/private/var/folders/3x/jf5977fn79jbglr7rk0tq4d00000gn/T/4f504b9edb5ba0e89451617bf9f971dd'
     
    tempy.file({extension: 'png'});
    //=> '/private/var/folders/3x/jf5977fn79jbglr7rk0tq4d00000gn/T/a9fb0decd08179eb6cf4691568aa2018.png'
     
    tempy.file({name: 'unicorn.png'});
    //=> '/private/var/folders/3x/jf5977fn79jbglr7rk0tq4d00000gn/T/f7f62bfd4e2a05f1589947647ed3f9ec/unicorn.png'
     
    tempy.directory();
    //=> '/private/var/folders/3x/jf5977fn79jbglr7rk0tq4d00000gn/T/2f3d094aec2cb1b93bb0f4cffce5ebd6'

    API

    tempy.file([options])

    Get a temporary file path you can write to.

    options

    Type: Object

    You usually won't need either the extension or name option. Specify them only when actually needed.

    extension

    Type: string

    File extension.

    name

    Type: string

    Filename. Mutually exclusive with the extension option.

    tempy.directory()

    Get a temporary directory path. The directory is created for you.

    tempy.root

    Get the root temporary directory path. For example: /private/var/folders/3x/jf5977fn79jbglr7rk0tq4d00000gn/T

    FAQ

    Why doesn't it have a cleanup method?

    The operating system will clean up when needed. No point in us wasting resources and adding complexity.

    Related

    • temp-write - Write string/buffer/stream to a random temp file

    License

    MIT © Sindre Sorhus

    install

    npm i tempy

    Downloadsweekly downloads

    19,085

    version

    0.2.1

    license

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