LUA Reference Guide
2.8
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fstat(path)

Checks the existence of file or directory. If not exist, return nil. If exist, return the object information.
@status current Introduced in 2.5.0
Parameters
  • path (string) path to the object
Return value
  • table object info, table elements:
  • size (number) file size
  • attrib (number) file attribute flags
  • time (table) table with last time modified date and times, table elements:
    • year (number) year
    • mon (number) month
    • day (number) day of month
    • hour (number) hours
    • hour12 (number) hours in US format
    • min (number) minutes
    • sec (number) seconds
    • suffix (text) am or pm

Example

info = fstat("radio")
if info ~= nil then
if (info.attrib == AM_DIR) then
print("is a directory")
end
size = info.size
time = info.time
end