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How do I create a temporary directory and later delete it?

I have a zip file which I need to unzip into a directory and work on those files.

I need assistance in creating a temporary directory under the current working directory which will be deleted after the operation and this should be portable on windows and linux.
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WerrockCommented:
Its a platform-dependent call so I would recommend you to check out the boost libraries at
http://www.boost.org/

More precisly, the filesystem library:
http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_36_0/libs/filesystem/doc/index.htm
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Infinity08Commented:
standard C++ does not know how to create temporary directories. It can create temporary files though using tmpfile :

        http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/clibrary/cstdio/tmpfile.html

But that doesn't help you :)

There is a nice alternative : to use the system's temporary directory, which on POSIX compliant systems can be retrieved using the TMPDIR environment variable.
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Cool-GuyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your time.
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