• C

Manipulating Directories

How can I manipulate directories in C (create, delete, search for, etc...) without using system("")?

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Hi bass20,

man 2 mkdir
man 2 rmdir
man  readdir
man scandir
man opendir


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bass20Author Commented:
Thanx, but what should I use if I need to count how many files are in a directory?
To count the number of files (and not sub directories)
you need to

then use scandir/readdir to scan the directory
for each entry do a stat()
determine the type of entry (file/special file/fifo/device/directory/link)
if file then increment count
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