Re: Problem using CFileFind on SMB server on LAN

"Kelly Herald" <>
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:36:41 -0600
It looks like you are missing the wildcard to search for (i.e. *.*).

You are telling it where to find the files but you are not telling it what
to look for.

"Mike" <> wrote in message


I am having problems using CFindFile() when the path is to a directory
on an SMB server in the local LAN. I am able to "see" the directory
using _chdir but I need to iterate through all the files in the
directory using CFindFile()

My code is as follows :

char * c_str = "\\\\server\\dir";
int foundVideoDir = _chdir(c_str);
if (foundVideoDir != 0)
   ;/*do error code*/

// if get here dir found on remote server

CFileFind finder2;
BOOL bResult2 = finder2.FindFile(c_str);
if (bResult2 == 0) // note opposite value to _chdir
   /*do second error code*

// if get here dir found on remote server

I see that the docs for CFileFine say that it and the other related
finders allow local, remote, gopher, ftp, http etc etc finding and I
assumed that it is CFileFind that does it for LAN servers using SMB ?

Any ideas what I am doing wrong would be gratefully received,



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