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Lazarus Pascal - Is a directory empty?
Delphi, Lazarus, Free Pascal
March 18, 2020 8:19 AM
For one of my projects, I needed to determine if a directory was empty, and I couldn't find a function for this.
So I wrote a tiny procedure that does this for us, and it should cover Windows, Linux and MacOS:
Result := FindFirst(IncludeTrailingPathDelimiter(aDir) + '*', faAnyFile, SearchRecResult)<>0;
while (SearchRecResult.Name = '.') or (SearchRecResult.Name = '..') do
Result := FindNext(SearchRecResult) <> 0;;