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I'm using gnu c++ on Unix

I have included direct.h

My code reads

int retval=_mkdir(p ath);

Compiler keeps failing saying _mkdir undeclared(firs t use of this function)

Any clues as to how to get compiler to recognize _mkdir?

Thanks

emp
Nov 20 '07 #1
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seforo
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What is make _mkdir? Or you want to use mkdir command of linux? Then you should consider using the function system()
Nov 20 '07 #2
emp
32 New Member
What is make _mkdir? Or you want to use mkdir command of linux? Then you should consider using the function system()

I was missing include sys/types.h

mkdir creates a directory in c/c++ code.

It compiles now
Nov 20 '07 #3
weaknessforcats
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I was missing include sys/types.h

mkdir creates a directory in c/c++ code.
Yes, that's one difference between C and C++. C++ requires function prototypes on all functions excemtp main().
Nov 20 '07 #4

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