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NAME ^

File::Tempdir

SYNOPSYS ^

    use File::Tempdir;

    {
        my $tmpdir = File::Tempdir->new()
        my $dir = $tmpdir->name;
    }
    # the directory has been trashed
    my $adir = 'any directory';
    {
        my $tmpdir = File::Tempdir->new($dir)
        my $dir = $tmpdir->name;
    }
    # the directory has not been trashed

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provide an object interface to tempdir() from File::Temp. This allow to destroy the temporary directory as soon you don't need it anymore using the magic DESTROY() function automatically call be perl when the object is no longer reference.

If a value is passed to at object creation, it become only a container allowing to keep same code in your function.

FUNCTIONS ^

new(@options)

if @options is only one defined value, the directory is simply retain in memory and will not been trashed.

Otherwise, @options are same than tempdir() from File::Temp. Refer to File::Temp documentation to have options list. In this case, the directory will be trashed.

name

Return the name of the directory handle by the object.

SEE ALSO ^

In "tempdir" in File::Temp File::Path Directory::Scratch

AUTHOR ^

Olivier Thauvin <nanardon@nanardon.zarb.org>

URL ^

http://nanardon.zarb.org/darcsweb/darcsweb.cgi?r=Tempdir

darcs get http://nanardon.zarb.org/darcs/Tempdir

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT ^

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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