Get file path of temporary file in Go



Tags : golang temp-file filepath

There are time when we need to know the exact file path of a temporary file. This is a a short tutorial on how to get the file path of a temporary file in Go.

gettempfilepath.go

 package main

  import (
 "fmt"
 "os"
 "io/ioutil"
 "path/filepath"
  )

  func main () {

 file, err := ioutil.TempFile(os.TempDir(), "temp")

 if err != nil {
 panic(err)
 }

 fmt.Println("Temp File created!")

 thepath, err := filepath.Abs(filepath.Dir(file.Name()))

 if err != nil {
 panic(err)
 }

 fmt.Println("The file path : ", thepath)


 defer os.Remove(file.Name())

  }

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  See also : Golang : Get current file path of a file or executable



Tags : golang temp-file filepath

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