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I have attempted to search it on yahoo and have only found
stat/fstat regarding linux commands.
I don't know if this was what you meant by stat/fstat functions.

1) is there an online manual page for c++ where i can search up
what i am looking for?

2) i really have no clue in
if (file.txt) { statements; }
is there a way i can figure out if a certain file is available?

Thank you for you help again.
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Question -
Is there to create folders in C++
and possibly give linux permissions to them?

also, is there a way to "if" if a file exists?
for example if (file.txt) { delete file.txt; }
and if file.txt does exists, execute a statement.

Thank you very much Rai for your support
Answer -
  For getting information about any file, please try using stat/fstat functions. Please read man pages for stat/fstat.
Please let me know if you need more information.


Hi James,
 Please find the information below.
By the way, on linux, if you are not able to open a file in your code, then it would mean :
[1] File is not there
[2] You do not have permissions for reading that file.

If you use fopen in C then the FILE structure contains the the error indicator too.

    stat, lstat, fstat - get file status

    #include <sys/types.h>
    #include <sys/stat.h>

    int stat(const char *path, struct stat *buf);

    int lstat(const char *path, struct stat *buf);

    int fstat(int fildes, struct stat *buf);


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