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libs/filesystem/example/tut4.cpp

//  filesystem tut4.cpp  ---------------------------------------------------------------//

//  Copyright Beman Dawes 2009

//  Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
//  See http://www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt

//  Library home page: http://www.boost.org/libs/filesystem

#include <iostream>
#include <vector>
#include <algorithm>
#include <boost/filesystem.hpp>
using std::cout;
using namespace boost::filesystem;

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
{
  if (argc < 2)
  {
    cout << "Usage: tut4 path\n";
    return 1;
  }

  path p (argv[1]);

  try
  {
    if (exists(p))
    {
      if (is_regular_file(p))
        cout << p << " size is " << file_size(p) << '\n';

      else if (is_directory(p))
      {
        cout << p << " is a directory containing:\n";

        std::vector<path> v;

        for (auto&& x : directory_iterator(p))
          v.push_back(x.path()); 

        std::sort(v.begin(), v.end());  

        for (auto&& x : v)
          cout << "    " << x.filename() << '\n';
      }
      else
        cout << p << " exists, but is not a regular file or directory\n";
    }
    else
      cout << p << " does not exist\n";
  }

  catch (const filesystem_error& ex)
  {
    cout << ex.what() << '\n';
  }

  return 0;
}