Why do you use tmpfile and not tempnam, as you write it in the header of
your message ? it returns the name of the file, as you expect...
string tempnam ( string dir, string prefix)

Then, you'll just need to open the file returned by tempnam and write all
data inside...



"Rus Foster" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> a écrit dans le message de news:
> Hi All,
>  I'm fairly new to this list/PHP and I've already hit a bit of a brick
> wall. I'm trying to write some data out to a temporary file then make a
> passthru call so that another program can take the file as input on the
> command line
> I first tried
>  print "<p>Do stuff</p>";
>    $temp = tmpfile();
>    fwrite($temp, $text);
>    passthru("/path/to/program $temp");
>    fclose($temp); // this removes the file
> However I realised that $temp was a file handle rather than a filename. Is
> there anyway I can get the filename? A google and search on php.net
> doesn't show anything obvious
> Rgds
> Rus
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