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std::filesystem::is_other

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Defined in header <filesystem>
bool is_other( std::filesystem::file_status s ) noexcept;
(1) (since C++17)
bool is_other( const std::filesystem::path& p );
bool is_other( const std::filesystem::path& p, std::error_code& ec ) noexcept;
(2) (since C++17)

Checks if the given file status or path corresponds to a file of type other type. That is, the file exists, but is neither regular file, nor directory nor a symlink.

1) Equivalent to exists(s) && !is_regular_file(s) && !is_directory(s) && !is_symlink(s).
2) Equivalent to is_other(status(p)) or is_other(status(p, ec)), respectively.

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[edit] Parameters

s - file status to check
p - path to examine
ec - error code to store the error status to

[edit] Return value

true if the file indicated by p or if the type indicated s refers to a file that is not regular file, directory, or a symlink, false otherwise. The non-throwing overload returns false if an error occurs.

[edit] Exceptions

2) The overload that does not take a std::error_code& parameter throws filesystem_error on underlying OS API errors, constructed with p as the first argument and the OS error code as the error code argument. std::bad_alloc may be thrown if memory allocation fails. The overload taking a std::error_code& parameter sets it to the OS API error code if an OS API call fails, and executes ec.clear() if no errors occur.

[edit] Example

[edit] See also

(C++17)(C++17)
determines file attributes
determines file attributes, checking the symlink target
(function) [edit]
represents file type and permissions
(class) [edit]
checks whether file status is known
(function) [edit]
checks whether the given path refers to block device
(function) [edit]
checks whether the given path refers to a character device
(function) [edit]
checks whether the given path refers to a directory
(function) [edit]
(C++17)
checks whether the given path refers to a named pipe
(function) [edit]
checks whether the argument refers to a regular file
(function) [edit]
(C++17)
checks whether the argument refers to a named IPC socket
(function) [edit]
checks whether the argument refers to a symbolic link
(function) [edit]
(C++17)
checks whether path refers to existing file system object
(function) [edit]
checks whether the directory entry refers to an other file
(public member function of std::filesystem::directory_entry) [edit]