ID: 11645
Updated by: sniper
Old-Status: Open
Status: Analyzed
Old-Bug Type: Filesystem function related
Bug Type: Documentation problem
Operating system: 
PHP Version: 4.0.6
Assigned To: 

This is documentation problem. The given path takes precedence over TMPDIR environment 
variable (not TMP environment variable as it is in docs)

>From php4/main/php_open_temporary_file.c:

/* {{{ php_open_temporary_file
 * Unlike tempnam(), the supplied dir argument takes precedence
 * over the TMPDIR environment variable
 * This function should do its best to return a file pointer to a newly created
 * unique file, on every platform.

This makes the function behave the same way on every system.

Previous Comments:

[2001-06-24 14:17:51] [EMAIL PROTECTED]
The PHP manual states:

The behaviour of the tempnam() function is system dependent. On Windows the TMP 
environment variable will override the dir parameter.

However testing the following when my TMP env variable is set to WINDOWSTMP:

  print tempnam('/','z')

the result is:


This used to work fine in PHP 4.0.4pl1.

Thanks again, John


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