mkstemp creates a temporary file using
or if the
-suffix switch is available and used,
The file name identifies a unique, newly created file, and always
contains 6 characters that appear to be random.
-directory switch specifies a
directory in which to create the file.
-prefix switch specifies an initial part, before the 6 characters, of the file
-suffix switch is only supported on platforms that provide the
library function. It specifies a
suffix to appear after the 6 characters; if it should begin with a special
character such as a period, that must be explicit in
Unlike arguments to most switches of other
nmh commands, the arguments to
mkstemp switches can begin with a dash.