file_exists man page

file_exists — Tells if a file exists. Allegro game programming library.

Synopsis

#include <allegro.h>

int file_exists(const char *filename, int attrib, int *aret);

Description

Checks whether a file matching the given name and attributes (see beginning of this chapter) exists. If `aret' is not NULL, it will be set to the attributes of the matching file. Example:

/* Check for a normal file. */
if (file_exists("franken.dat", 0, NULL))
   allegro_message("It is alive!\n");

Return Value

Returns non-zero if the file exists, or zero if it doesn't or the specified attributes mask it out.

See Also

exists(3), file_size_ex(3), file_time(3)

Referenced By

exists(3), file_size_ex(3), file_time(3).

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