unix-2.4.1.0: POSIX functionality

Portabilitynon-portable (requires POSIX)
Stabilityprovisional
Maintainer[email protected]

System.Posix.Directory

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Description

POSIX directory support

Synopsis

Creating and removing directories

createDirectory :: FilePath -> FileMode -> IO ()Source

createDirectory dir mode calls mkdir to create a new directory, dir, with permissions based on mode.

Reading directories

openDirStream :: FilePath -> IO DirStreamSource

openDirStream dir calls opendir to obtain a directory stream for dir.

readDirStream :: DirStream -> IO FilePathSource

readDirStream dp calls readdir to obtain the next directory entry (struct dirent) for the open directory stream dp, and returns the d_name member of that structure.

rewindDirStream :: DirStream -> IO ()Source

rewindDirStream dp calls rewinddir to reposition the directory stream dp at the beginning of the directory.

closeDirStream :: DirStream -> IO ()Source

closeDirStream dp calls closedir to close the directory stream dp.

The working dirctory

getWorkingDirectory :: IO FilePathSource

getWorkingDirectory calls getcwd to obtain the name of the current working directory.

changeWorkingDirectory :: FilePath -> IO ()Source

changeWorkingDirectory dir calls chdir to change the current working directory to dir.