Function std::fs::metadata1.0.0 [] [src]

pub fn metadata<P: AsRef<Path>>(path: P) -> Result<Metadata>

Given a path, query the file system to get information about a file, directory, etc.

This function will traverse symbolic links to query information about the destination file.

Platform-specific behavior

This function currently corresponds to the stat function on Unix and the GetFileAttributesEx function on Windows. Note that, this may change in the future.


This function will return an error in the following situations, but is not limited to just these cases:


use std::fs;

let attr = fs::metadata("/some/file/path.txt")?;
// inspect attr ...Run