Thread: using the _findfirst() function

  1. #1
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    using the _findfirst() function

    Hi All,
    I'm trying to pass a directory name as the "char *filespec" for _findfirst(). But it doesn't seem to work. How would I specify a directory name to this function??

    directoryname holds: "c:\\"
    _findfirst( directoryname, &c_file ))
    It says that there aren't any files in this directory??

    Any ideas??? Maybe there is a different function that you would suggest using???


  2. #2
    You have to specify some type of extension. If you want everything specify "*.*" So your string should say "C:\\*.*"

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