Thread: Using Buffer

  1. #1

    Question Using Buffer

    How can I obtain list of current working directory--put them into a buffer, say size 1024 bytes, and then print them out on a temp file one per line?

    This is my attempt:

    #include <stdio.h>

    char buffer[ 1024 ];

    if (( "ls - l", buffer, 1024 ) < 0 )

    printf( "ls: %s\n", buffer );

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    The current working directory is the directory you are currently in. Do you mean opbtain a list of the files in the direcotry you are on? If so this is OS dependent. If you are in linux:
    man readdir
    man opendir
    man closedir

    If you are in windows go to and look for GetFirstFile (I think) and GetNextFile.

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