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RE: struct dirent doesn't contain d_namlen and d_type fields.
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 12:23:54 +0100
- Subject: RE: struct dirent doesn't contain d_namlen and d_type fields.
>Sent: 22 April 2005 12:09
> Does anyone know how I can simulate the d_type field? Or if it's even
> relevant in Cygwin at all?
> Any advice will be much appreciated.
> Thomas Revell
The posix standard says the only thing you can *absolutely* rely on to be
there is the d_name field, even the d_ino is an XSI extension.
If you want to know the type of a file, you have to stat (...) it.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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