C++ is directory

One way to check whether a given file path is a directory is trying to open it by using opendir(const char*) function. If you can open it, it is a directory.
using namespace std;
bool is_directory(char *dname){
   DIR *di=opendir(dname); //open the directory
   if(di) return true; //can open=>return true
   else return false;//otherwise return false
int main(){
    cout<<"It is a directory."<<endl;
    cout<<"It is not a directory."<<endl;
return 0;

Posted by: Ly | post date: 02-13-2013 | Subject: C++ Programming Language

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