Instance Method

getFileSystemRepresentation:maxLength:

Fills the provided buffer with a C string representing a local file system path.

Declaration

- (BOOL)getFileSystemRepresentation:(char *)buffer maxLength:(NSUInteger)maxBufferLength;

Parameters

buffer

A buffer large enough to hold the path. On return, contains a null-terminated C string in file system representation.

maxBufferLength

The size of buffer in bytes (typically MAXPATHLEN or PATH_MAX).

Return Value

Returns YES if the URL could be converted into a file system representation, otherwise NO.

Discussion

The file system representation format is described in File Encodings and Fonts.

See Also

Creating an NSURL Object

+ URLWithString:

Creates and returns an NSURL object initialized with a provided URL string.

- initWithString:

Initializes an NSURL object with a provided URL string.

+ URLWithString:relativeToURL:

Creates and returns an NSURL object initialized with a base URL and a relative string.

- initWithString:relativeToURL:

Initializes an NSURL object with a base URL and a relative string.

+ fileURLWithPath:isDirectory:

Initializes and returns a newly created NSURL object as a file URL with a specified path.

- initFileURLWithPath:isDirectory:

Initializes a newly created NSURL referencing the local file or directory at path.

+ fileURLWithPath:

Initializes and returns a newly created NSURL object as a file URL with a specified path.

- initFileURLWithPath:

Initializes a newly created NSURL referencing the local file or directory at path.

+ fileURLWithPathComponents:

Initializes and returns a newly created NSURL object as a file URL with specified path components.

+ URLByResolvingAliasFileAtURL:options:error:

Returns a new URL made by resolving the alias file at url.

- initByResolvingBookmarkData:options:relativeToURL:bookmarkDataIsStale:error:

Initializes a newly created NSURL that points to a location specified by resolving bookmark data.

+ fileURLWithFileSystemRepresentation:isDirectory:relativeToURL:

Returns a new URL object initialized with a C string representing a local file system path.

- initFileURLWithFileSystemRepresentation:isDirectory:relativeToURL:

Initializes a URL object with a C string representing a local file system path.