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tmpfile - create a temporary file
function opens a unique temporary file
in binary read/write (w+b) mode.
The file will be automatically deleted when it is closed or the
function returns a stream descriptor, or NULL if
a unique filename cannot be generated or the unique file cannot be
In the latter case,
is set to indicate the error.
Search permission denied for directory in file's path prefix.
Unable to generate a unique filename.
The call was interrupted by a signal.
Too many file descriptors in use by the process.
Too many files open in the system.
There was no room in the directory to add the new filename.
SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, SUSv2, POSIX.1-2001.
an error message may be written to
if the stream
cannot be opened.
The standard does not specify the directory that
Glibc will try the path prefix
and if that fails the directory
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