how to tell that a file exists and is not 0-len?
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Dec 28 23:57:27 UTC 2011
On 28/12/2011 23:50, Gary Kline wrote:
> access(filenamewithpath, F_OK) returned true as Zero if i have
> access to it. what do i use in C to tell me that a file is not
> empty? fstat? or is there something more common?
stat(2) which uses the file path -- unless you have an open file
descriptor on the file, in which case use fstat(2).
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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