abstract struct File::Info


A File::Info contains metadata regarding a file. It is returned by File.info, and File#info.

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Instance Method Summary

Instance methods inherited from struct Struct

==(other) : Bool ==, hash(hasher) hash, inspect(io : IO) : Nil inspect, pretty_print(pp) : Nil pretty_print, to_s(io) to_s

Instance methods inherited from struct Value

==(other : JSON::Any)
==(other : YAML::Any)
, dup dup

Instance methods inherited from class Object

!=(other) !=, !~(other) !~, ==(other) ==, ===(other : JSON::Any)
===(other : YAML::Any)
, =~(other) =~, class class, dup dup, hash(hasher)
, inspect(io : IO)
, itself itself, not_nil! not_nil!, pretty_inspect(width = 79, newline = "\n", indent = 0) : String pretty_inspect, pretty_print(pp : PrettyPrint) : Nil pretty_print, tap(&block) tap, to_json(io : IO)
, to_pretty_json(indent : String = " ")
to_pretty_json(io : IO, indent : String = " ")
, to_s
to_s(io : IO)
, to_yaml(io : IO)
, try(&block) try, unsafe_as(type : T.class) forall T unsafe_as

Constructor methods inherited from class Object

from_json(string_or_io, root : String) : self
from_json(string_or_io) : self
, from_yaml(string_or_io : String | IO) : self from_yaml

Constructor Detail

def self.new #

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Instance Method Detail

def directory? #

Returns true if this Info represents a directory. Shortcut for type.directory?.

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def file? #

Returns true if this Info represents a standard file. Shortcut for type.file?.

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abstract def flags : Flags #

The special flags this file has set.

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abstract def group : UInt32 #

The group ID that the file belongs to.

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abstract def modification_time : Time #

The last time this file was modified.

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abstract def owner : UInt32 #

The user ID of the file's owner.

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abstract def permissions : Permissions #

The permissions of the file.

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abstract def same_file?(other : File::Info) : Bool #

Returns true if this Info and other are of the same file.

On unix, this compares device and inode fields, and will compare equal for hard linked files.

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abstract def size : UInt64 #

Size of the file, in bytes.

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def symlink? #

Returns true if this Info represents a symbolic link to another file. Shortcut for type.symlink?.

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abstract def type : Type #

The type of the file.

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