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12.1.0 released on Sep 19, 2022

Temporary file


To create a temporary file, use uniq-file with a "temporary" clause. Temporary files are the same as any other files in the file_storage (and are organized in the same fashion), except that they are all under the subdirectory named "t":


A temporary file is not automatically deleted - you can remove it with delete-file statement when not needed (or use a periodic shell script to remove old temporary files). The reason for this is that the nature of temporary files varies, and they may not necessarily span a given time frame (such as a lifetime of a request, or a lifetime of a process that serves any number of such requests), and they may be used across number of requests for a specific purpose. Thus, it is your responsibility to remove a temporary file when it's appropriate for your application to do so.

The reason for storing temporary files in a separate directory is to gain a separation of temporary files (which likely at some point can be freely deleted) from other files.

See uniq-file for an example of creating a temporary file.


Files ( copy-file   delete-file   file_storage   file_uploading   lock-file   read-file   read-line   rename-file   stat-file   temporary_file   uniq-file   unlock-file   write-file  )  SEE ALL (documentation)

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