[fpc-devel] Determin file size - how?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 15 15:09:28 CET 2011

Am 15.12.2011 05:04, schrieb Hans-Peter Diettrich:
> Normally I use TFileStream's, which have a Size property. But I find it
> nasty to open an file, when I only want to know its size. FPC (like
> Delphi) lacks some basic file/directory handling functions (Size,
> Remove, Rename...), at least none are listed in the "File handling
> overview". While a Delphi user can use the WinAPI for such tasks, a
> cross-platform development system should provide according
> platform-independent functions.

At least functions for deletion and renaming exist in SysUtils:



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