getpid() or something similar
Ketil Z. Malde
22 May 2003 14:08:29 +0200
"Simon Marlow" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Is there no other way? I cannot be the first person ever to need a
>> temporary file, can I? Surely there must be some portable way, too?
> Even using a ProcessID doesn't guarnatee uniqueness, it just gives you a
> good chance that your file won't conflict - you still have to cope with
How about wrapping mkstemp (3)? And perhaps add the wrapper somewhere
in System? Sounds like useful functionality to me.
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