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Old 06-08-2005, 12:08 PM   #1
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Getting file names in a directory using C on linux.

Hi All,

I need a small program using C to get all file names in a specified directory in linux by giving file type as input (like *.c or *.so).

Thanks in advance,
Suresh B
Old 06-08-2005, 12:26 PM   #2
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Why are you trying to reinvent find or ls?
Old 06-08-2005, 12:27 PM   #3
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rajsun: Use the opendir() function to read the files in a directory.
Old 06-09-2005, 06:03 PM   #4
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.. see dirent.h
Old 06-10-2005, 01:47 AM   #5
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