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Reading a directory

Reading a directory: C: Data Structures, Pointers, and File Systems
Reading a directory: C: Data Structures, Pointers, and File Systems

Like a file, you can open a directory to read its database of files as managed by the operating system. The opendir() function opens a directory on the path provided. A DIR variable, similar to a FILE variable for opening a file, is returned by the opendir() function. The readdir() function returns a dirent structure containing information about entries, or files, in the directory. When you're done reading the directory, use the closedir() function to close it.

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