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Returns directory path used for temporary files


sys_get_temp_dir

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.1)

sys_get_temp_dirReturns directory path used for temporary files

Description

string sys_get_temp_dir ( void )

Returns the path of the directory PHP stores temporary files in by default.

Return Values

Returns the path of the temporary directory.

Examples

Example #1 sys_get_temp_dir() example

<?php
// Create a temporary file in the temporary 
// files directory using sys_get_temp_dir()
$temp_file tempnam(sys_get_temp_dir(), 'Tux');

echo 
$temp_file;
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

C:\Windows\Temp\TuxA318.tmp

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