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_stat Structure st_mode Field Constants

#include <sys/stat.h>


These constants are used to indicate file type in the st_mode field of the _stat structure.

The bit mask constants are described below:

Constant Meaning
_S_IFMT File type mask
_S_IFDIR Directory
_S_IFCHR Character special (indicates a device if set)
_S_IFREG Regular
_S_IREAD Read permission, owner
_S_IWRITE Write permission, owner
_S_IEXEC Execute/search permission, owner

See Also

_stat | _fstat | Standard Types | Global Constants