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Request #49211 Provide mkdtemp(3) equivalent
Submitted: 2009-08-10 15:27 UTC Modified: 2021-08-09 13:17 UTC
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From: crrodriguez at opensuse dot org Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Wont fix Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: * OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-08-10 15:27 UTC] crrodriguez at opensuse dot org
There is no function in the core to create a temporary directory safely. I think we need to provide an equivalent to mkdtemp(3)

Reproduce code:

Expected result:
string mkdtemp(string $dir  , string $prefix )

with results identical to

Actual result:


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 [2011-01-01 16:08 UTC]
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: Filesystem function related
 [2011-01-01 16:08 UTC]
-Operating System: All +Operating System: *
 [2011-01-01 16:10 UTC]
-PHP Version: 5.3SVN-2009-08-10 (SVN) +PHP Version: *
 [2021-08-09 13:17 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-08-09 13:17 UTC]
> I think we need to provide an equivalent to mkdtemp(3)

Apparently, not many others agree with this, so I'm closing as
WONTFIX.  Anybody still interested in this feature, please pursue
the RFC process[1].

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