Golang: Check File Exist

By Xah Lee. Date: .
package main

import "fmt"
import "os"

// fileExist. check if a file exist
func fileExist(path string) bool {
    _, err := os.Stat(path)
    if err == nil {
        return true
    }
    return false
}

func main() {
    fmt.Printf("%v\n", fileExist("/Users/x/xyz.txt"))
}

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Golang

  1. Compile, Run
  2. Package, Import
  3. Comment
  4. Print
  5. String
  6. Rune
  7. Variable
  8. Zero Value
  9. Constant
  10. If Then Else
  11. Switch/Case
  12. Loop
  13. Basic Types
  14. Array
  15. Slice
  16. Map
  17. Struct
  18. Function
  19. regexp
  20. Read File
  21. Write to File
  22. Walk Dir
  23. Check File Exist
  24. System Call
  25. Get Script Path
  26. Pointer
  27. Defer
  28. Random Number

Examples

  1. match any regexp
  2. Validate Links
  3. Generate Sitemap

Reference

  1. Go Spec