Monday, August 17, 2020

Python os.tempnam() Method with example



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Os tempnam() method.

The Python os tempnam() method returns a unique path name that is reasonable to create a temporary file.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax for Python Os tempnam() method -

os.tempname(dir,  prefix)


Parameter Details

  • dir - This is the directory where the temporary file name will be created.
  • prefix - This is the prefix of the generated temporary file name.

Return Value

It returns a unique path.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

# !/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# prefix is tuts1 of the generated file
tmpfn = os.tempnam('/tmp/tutorialsdir,'tuts1')

print "This is the unique path:"
print tmpfn

Output
When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

This is the unique path:
/tmp/tutorialsdir/tuts1IbAco8


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In my next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python OS tmpfile() Method.

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