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Old 09-27-2001
Question Directory tree search???

Hi all,

I've got a problem, what function do i use to list the contents of all the directory tree (simular to "find")? Any other suggestions?

Thank you all
# 2  
Old 09-28-2001
There are several ways to list all conents recursively. The most common is probably:
ls -lR. It's usually helpful to redirect to a file:
ls -lR > ls-lR.txt

You can use the find command, although it may be slower:
find . -type f -print. Again, you might want to redirect to a file.

And then, some systems have a utility called tree installed. If you have it, it'll actually draw a very simple diagram for your directory tree...

Hope that helps.
# 3  
Old 09-28-2001
Error I asked the question wrong

I need to check file by file from starting from / directroy, internally in C, not using outside command(ls, find, etc.) Let's say right my own ls. Is ther any function to list the contents of the directory or smth?
# 4  
Old 09-28-2001
Try the C library functions...

opendir(3C)
readdir(3C)
rewinddir(3C)
seekdir(3C)
closedir(3C)

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