C functions to query Linux file system

Posted on 2009-02-13
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
How do I get the size of a file on Linux from within a C++ program (compiled with gcc)?  The file to be queried will be only partially written.  Where can I find documentation on similar file system functions?
Question by:DeathByChocolate
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    Accepted Solution

    take this snippet and try it out,
    int currentFileSize(FILE *inFile)
     int sizeinBytes;
     return sizeinBytes;

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    Author Comment

    thanks for the answer..  I found the stat() function, which was really what I was looking for.

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