Python os.tmpnam() Method with example

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

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


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


Parameter Details

  • NA

Return Value

It returns a unique path name.


The following below is a simple example -

# !/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

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

print "This is the unique path:"
print tmpfn

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

This is the unique path:

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

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