file_open

Declaration

file_open :: fn (filename: string, modes: ...FileOpenMode) File

Description

Open an existing file or create new one. Call of file_close is required after file is is no longer needed. This function can return null file handle when file is not found or cannot be open.

Arguments

  • filename File name on disk.

  • modes File open modes can be passed here in any order.

Result

File handle or null.

Note

Signature of this procedure will be changed in the future to indicate possible errors back to caller (most likely it will take out_file as an parameter and return non-zero number on fail).

Declared in: file.bl