"tempfile is deprecated" messages

Problem Description

Not urgent, but noise in the report I get weekly from


I’ve had the same problem in one of my own scripts. Evidently this is a change from Debian 10 to 11, and mktemp is being phased out.

Any Error Messages

WARNING: tempfile is deprecated; consider using mktemp instead.
Generated by each of the above scripts


  • Sympl Version 11
  • Sympl Testing Version? No
  • Debian Version Bullseye
  • Hardware Type? Virtual
  • Hosted On? Bitfolk