creating a temporary fifo (tmpfile but for fifo)
Paul Backus via Digitalmars-d
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Mon Feb 13 09:12:19 PST 2017
On Sunday, 12 February 2017 at 11:47:26 UTC, Timothee Cour wrote:
> * std.stdio.tempfile creates an (unnamed) File. How do I create
> a temporary
> fifo instead?
> my workaround is to use tempnam but docs says it's not
> recommended (
I believe the recommended function for this is mkstemp. 
> * could we allow specifying a directory name for tmpfile?
Yes, using mkdtemp. 
Note that these functions are part of POSIX but not C99, and are
not included in D's core.stdc module.
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