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From: me22 (me22.ca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-12 01:20:34

On 11/06/07, Michael Marcin <mmarcin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Something like the following would work for me.
> is_file_within_directory_tree( "C:\export", "C:\work\anotherfile.txt" ); //
> returns false
> is_file_within_directory_tree( "C:\export", "C:\export\blah\myfile.txt" );
> // returns true
> Is there an easy way to do this with Boost.Filesystem?
Depending what you want, you could do a find for the leaf of the file
over a recursive_directory_iterator of the path, or you could see if
the iterator range in the path is a prefix of that in the file.

~ Scott McMurray

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