os.Path methods

Table 1. Class methods
Name Description
os.Path.atime(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the time of the last file access.
os.Path.baseName(
     path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the last element of a path.
os.Path.chDir(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Changes the current working directory.
os.Path.chOwn(
   path STRING,
   uid INTEGER,
   gui INTEGER )
  RETURNS INTEGER
Changes the UNIX owner and group of a file.
os.Path.chRwx(
   path STRING,
   mode INTEGER )
  RETURNS INTEGER
Changes the UNIX permissions of a file.
os.Path.chVolume(
   volume STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Changes the current working volume.
os.Path.copy(
   fromPath STRING,
   toPath STRING )
  RETURNS INTEGER
Creates a new file by copying an existing file.
os.Path.delete(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Deletes a file or a directory.
os.Path.dirClose(
   dirHandle INTEGER)
Closes the directory referenced by the directory opened by os.Path.diropen().
os.Path.dirFMask(
   mask INTEGER)
Defines a filter mask for os.Path.dirOpen().
os.Path.dirName(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns all components of a path excluding the last one.
os.Path.dirNext(
   dirHandle INTEGER)
  RETURNS STRING
Reads the next entry in the directory opened with os.Path.dirOpen().
os.Path.dirOpen(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Opens a directory and returns an integer handle to this directory.
os.Path.dirSort(
   criteria STRING,
   order INTEGER )
Defines the sort criteria and sort order for os.Path.dirOpen().
os.Path.executable(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Checks if a file is executable.
os.Path.exists(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Checks if a file exists.
os.Path.extension(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS  STRING
Returns the file extension.
os.Path.fullPath(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the canonical equivalent of a path.
os.Path.gid(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Returns the UNIX group id of a file.
os.Path.glob( pattern STRING )
  RETURNS DYNAMIC ARRAY OF STRING
Returns a list of files matching the specified pattern.
os.Path.homeDir()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the path to the HOME directory of the current user.
os.Path.isDirectory(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS BOOLEAN
Checks if a file is a directory.
os.Path.isFile(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS BOOLEAN
Checks if a file is a regular file.
os.Path.isHidden(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS BOOLEAN
Checks if a file is hidden.
os.Path.isLink(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS BOOLEAN
Checks if a file is an UNIX symbolic link.
os.Path.isRoot(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS BOOLEAN
Checks if a file path is a root path.
os.Path.join(
   begin STRING,
   end STRING )
  RETURNS STRING
Joins two path segments adding the platform-dependent separator.
os.Path.makeTempName()
  RETURNS STRING
Generates a temporary file name.
os.Path.mkDir(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Creates a new directory.
os.Path.mtime(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the time of the last file modification.
os.Path.pathSeparator()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the character used in environment variables to separate path elements.
os.Path.pathType(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Checks if a path is a relative path or an absolute path.
os.Path.pwd()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the current working directory.
os.Path.readable(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Checks if a file is readable.
os.Path.rename(
   oldPath STRING,
   newPath STRING )
  RETURNS INTEGER
Renames a file or a directory.
os.Path.rootDir()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the root directory of the current working path.
os.Path.rootName(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the file path without the file extension of the last element of the file path.
os.Path.rwx(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Returns the UNIX file permissions of a file.
os.Path.separator()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the character used to separate path segments.
os.Path.size(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Returns the size of a file.
os.Path.type(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the file type as a string.
os.Path.uid(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Returns the UNIX user id of a file.
os.Path.volumes()
  RETURNS STRING
Returns the available volumes.
os.Path.writable(
   path STRING)
  RETURNS INTEGER
Checks if a file is writable.