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.
This function currently corresponds to the
stat function on Unix
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:
- The user lacks permissions to perform
pathdoes not exist.
use std::fs; let attr = fs::metadata("/some/file/path.txt")?; // inspect attr ...Run