file_exists

file_exists(3alleg4)             Allegro manual             file_exists(3alleg4)



NAME
       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(3alleg4), file_size_ex(3alleg4), file_time(3alleg4)



Allegro                           version 4.4.3             file_exists(3alleg4)