Function std::fs::symlink_metadata1.1.0 [] [src]

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

Query the metadata about a file without following symlinks.

Platform-specific behavior

This function currently corresponds to the lstat 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::symlink_metadata("/some/file/path.txt")?;
// inspect attr ...Run