Function

CFURLCreateFilePathURL

Returns a new file path URL that refers to the same resource as a specified URL.

Declaration

CFURLRef CFURLCreateFilePathURL(CFAllocatorRef allocator, CFURLRef url, CFErrorRef *error);

Parameters

allocator

The allocator to use to allocate memory for the new CFURL object. Pass NULL or kCFAllocatorDefault to use the current default allocator.

url

The URL.

error

The error that occurred if the URL could not be created.

Return Value

The new file path URL, or NULL if an error occurs

Discussion

If the original URL is a file reference URL, this function returns a copy of the URL converted to a file path URL. If the original URL is a file path URL, this function returns the original URL. If the original URL is not a file URL, or if the resource is not reachable or no longer exists, this function returns nil.

See Also

Creating a CFURL

CFURLCopyAbsoluteURL

Creates a new CFURL object by resolving the relative portion of a URL against its base.

CFURLCreateAbsoluteURLWithBytes

Creates a new CFURL object by resolving the relative portion of a URL, specified as bytes, against its given base URL.

CFURLCreateByResolvingBookmarkData

Returns a new URL made by resolving bookmark data.

CFURLCreateCopyAppendingPathComponent

Creates a copy of a given URL and appends a path component.

CFURLCreateCopyAppendingPathExtension

Creates a copy of a given URL and appends a path extension.

CFURLCreateCopyDeletingLastPathComponent

Creates a copy of a given URL with the last path component deleted.

CFURLCreateCopyDeletingPathExtension

Creates a copy of a given URL with its last path extension removed.

CFURLCreateFileReferenceURL

Returns a new file reference URL that points to the same resource as a specified URL.

CFURLCreateFromFileSystemRepresentation

Creates a new CFURL object for a file system entity using the native representation.

CFURLCreateFromFileSystemRepresentationRelativeToBase

Creates a CFURL object from a native character string path relative to a base URL.

CFURLCreateFromFSRef

Creates a URL from a given directory or file.

Deprecated
CFURLCreateWithBytes

Creates a CFURL object using a given character bytes.

CFURLCreateWithFileSystemPath

Creates a CFURL object using a local file system path string.

CFURLCreateWithFileSystemPathRelativeToBase

Creates a CFURL object using a local file system path string relative to a base URL.

CFURLCreateWithString

Creates a CFURL object using a given CFString object.