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System Calls ( readdir(),opendir(),closedir())

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Submitted on: 10/23/2007 11:30:36 AM
By: Adri Jovin  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: C
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     This program invokes the linux system calls readdir(),opendir() and closedir().
 
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//**************************************
// Name: System Calls ( readdir(),opendir(),closedir())
// Description:This program invokes the linux system calls readdir(),opendir() and closedir().
// By: Adri Jovin
//
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//Source code produced by Adri Jovin.J.J
#include<stdio.h>
#include<dirent.h>
struct dirent *dptr;
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
char buff[256];
DIR *dirp;
printf("\n\n Enter directory Name");
scanf("%s",buff);
if((dirp=opendir(buff))==NULL)
{
printf("Error");
exit(1);
}
while(dptr=readdir(dirp))
{
printf("%s\n",dptr->d_name);
}
closedir(dirp);
}


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11/18/2007 12:25:47 AMTahir

Good Practice

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5/7/2012 12:58:37 PMGoz

scanf with no character limit is a buffer overflow vulnerability. It also fails on names containing spaces.
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