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Re: How to reinvent /usr/bin/find in cygwin/gnu/gnat Ada?

Hi Sigfried!

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 10:09 PM,   wrote:

> I want to recursively crawl a directory tree on windows using
> cygwin/gnu/ada. I'm not sure if I should use the unix function opendir
> (and friends) or the windows functions FindFirstFile and FindNextFile.
> Maybe the opendir would be preferable since it would be portable.

It's not a question of portability. Cygwin goes to great lengths to
create a Unix/Linux compatible environment. If you want to use the
_Cygwin_ version of Ada, then you really should use opendir/readdir.

> Can someone point me to some examples of cygwin/ada programs calling a
> standard function like opendir?

This is not really a Cygwin question, but maybe this will help:

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