Supported by libMapRClient for hadoop-0.20.2 and hadoop-2.x

Checks whether a given directory or file exists on the filesystem.

Signature

int hdfsExists(hdfsFS fs, const char* path)

Parameters

fs

The handle of the filesystem. Obtain this handle with one of the hdfsConnect() APIs.

path

The directory or file to check the existence of.

Return Value

Returns 0 if the directory or file exists, -1 on error.

Check errno for error codes and meanings.