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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of NamedTemporaryFile


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Timestamp:
04/11/12 07:40:34 (2 years ago)
Author:
hermanschaaf
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My first addition to the Django docs, so all the links and code snippets are not standard - please help correct. In any case, this serves as a first version for this file.

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     2== NamedTemporaryFile == 
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     4The NamedTemporaryFile module provides a handle on a temporary file that can be re-opened on any platform. For most platforms, this is just a thin layer over the standard Python tempfile.TemporaryFile class, but MS Windows users are given a custom class with similar properties. This is needed because in Windows NT, the default implementation of NamedTemporaryFile uses the O_TEMPORARY flag, and thus [http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2005-December/359474.html cannot be reopened]. 
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     6It accepts the same parameters as its python counterpart.  
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     8{{{ 
     9NamedTemporaryFile(mode='w+b', bufsize=-1, suffix='', prefix='', dir=None) 
     10}}}