Method

GioFilequery_file_type

Declaration

GFileType
g_file_query_file_type (
  GFile* file,
  GFileQueryInfoFlags flags,
  GCancellable* cancellable
)

Description

Utility function to inspect the GFileType of a file. This is implemented using g_file_query_info() and as such does blocking I/O.

The primary use case of this method is to check if a file is a regular file, directory, or symlink.

Available since:2.18

Parameters

flags GFileQueryInfoFlags
 

A set of GFileQueryInfoFlags passed to g_file_query_info()

cancellable GCancellable
 

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

 The argument can be NULL.
 The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Return value

Returns: GFileType
 

The GFileType of the file and G_FILE_TYPE_UNKNOWN if the file does not exist.