unix- POSIX functionality

Copyright(c) The University of Glasgow 2002
LicenseBSD-style (see the file libraries/base/LICENSE)
Portabilitynon-portable (requires POSIX)
Safe HaskellTrustworthy




String-based POSIX directory support


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 DirStream Source

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

readDirStream :: DirStream -> IO FilePath Source

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 FilePath Source

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.