David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue Jun 10 23:21:42 UTC 2003
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 12:33:36PM -0700, John M McIntosh wrote:
> Mmm thought/hope someone was rewriting, reviewing the file/steam
> classes, like the socket stuff.
> Is stat() exist across *all* unix or unix like or clib supported
The stat() and fstat() calls go way back, and would be available on
any unix system. Both calls are documented in "The UNIX System",
by S. R. Bourne, 1983 (an older book that happens to be readily at
According to a recent Debian Linux man page:
The stat and fstat calls conform to SVr4, SVID, POSIX, X/OPEN,
BSD 4.3. The lstat call conforms to 4.3BSD and SVr4.
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