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PathIsDirectoryEmpty function

Determines whether a specified path is an empty directory.

Syntax


BOOL PathIsDirectoryEmpty(
  _In_ LPCTSTR pszPath
);

Parameters

pszPath [in]

Type: LPCTSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of maximum length MAX_PATH that contains the path to be tested.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if pszPath is an empty directory. Returns FALSE if pszPath is not a directory, or if it contains at least one file other than "." or "..".

Remarks

"C:\" is considered a directory.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shlwapi.h

Library

Shlwapi.lib

DLL

Shlwapi.dll (version 5.0 or later)

Unicode and ANSI names

PathIsDirectoryEmptyW (Unicode) and PathIsDirectoryEmptyA (ANSI)

See also

PathIsDirectory

 

 

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