On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Eugene Astanovsky wrote:

> 3. Check, if file exist before creating it and make CRTDUPOBJ only if the
> file does not exist.
>
> My question is which of the choices is the best? And if the best is nr.3,
> then what is the most efficient way to check the existence of the file?

I'm not sure if this will work for files in QTEMP but you could try the
stat() system call.  This is a low overhead call that will tell you
(among other things) if a file exists.

James Rich
james@eaerich.com



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