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CL_GUI_FRONTEND_SERVICES=>DIRECTORY_EXISTS does this work for all OS automatically?

Hi SAP experts,

I would like to ask for an advice on using DIRECTORY EXISTS static method from CL_GUI_FRONTEND_SERVICE class.

I am trying to create a generic file validator that iterates to all directories given the path from user's file system. However, i am concerned with the user's OS, what if the user is using a different OS such as Linux or Solaris? if i am not mistaken, i believe they use slash (/) instead of backslash(\).

Will this be able to get accommodated by DIRECTORY EXISTS?


Thanks and warmest regards,

Ryann

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Hi Ryann,

You can use CL_GUI_FRONTEND_SERVICES=>GET_FILE_SEPARATOR to get the separator as per the Operating system.

Thanks,

Juwin

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