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Counting files with a given extension??

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I am needing to count the files inside a certain directory with a certain filemask (eg: "*.ini")when a given event occurs.  I do not need a recursive search through sub directories

I know I can load each into an array and count them there.  I am wondering if there is a directory* or file* class in c++ .net that would be quicker to execute and code??

Thanks, Jason
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If you are using managed C++, there is a Directory class that has a static method called GetFiles:

    System::String *files[] =  System::IO::Directory::GetFiles(S"C:\", S"*.ini");
    int count = files->Length;
    System::Console::WriteLine(files[0]); // Access the array to get file names.

If you are not using managed C++, you can use CFileFind if you are using MFC or FindFirstFile/FindNextFile (which are how CFileFind is implemented) if you don't want to use MFC.  Are you using managed code?
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