(PHP 3 >= 3.0.13, PHP 4, PHP 5)
tmpfile -- Creates a temporary file
( void )
Creates a temporary file with a unique name in read-write (w+) mode,
returning a file handle similar to the one returned by
The file is automatically removed when closed (using
fclose()), or when the script ends.
For details, consult your system documentation on the
tmpfile(3) function, as well as the
stdio.h header file.
Example 1. tmpfile() example
$temp = tmpfile();
fwrite($temp, "writing to tempfile");
echo fread($temp, 1024);
fclose($temp); // this removes the file
The above example will output:
See also tempnam(), sys_get_temp_dir().