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Old 11-07-2002
Listing File Info


From a Unix book, i'd found that the way to list files in a directory.
But those file info are all not shown, wat is shown is only the file name.
Can anyone pls teach me how to show the file details?
(etc file size, read/write permission, modified date)

my code:

Dir *dirp;
struct dirent *direntp;

while((direntp = readdir(dirp)) != NULL)

Thx for ur help!
# 2  
Old 11-07-2002
Once you have the file name, use that with the lstat() system call. This will return you a all of the inode information in a stat structure. Then you can just print out the elements of the structure. It should be pretty easy. Take a look at the man page for lstat().
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Old 11-07-2002
while ((direntp = readdir(dirp)) != NULL)
if (lstat(direntp->d_name, &statbuf) == -1){
printf("%s\t%s\n",direntp->d_name, statbuf.st_size);


Is it the way to do it? Smilie
# 4  
Old 11-08-2002
Provided that you previously did a chdir() into this directory, the lstat will work. But look at the definition of the statbuf structure. You can't use a %s to display statbuf.st_size.
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