Command Prompt for Windows

getdesc, _wgetdesc, _tgetdesc

char *getdesc(char *path);
wchar_t *_wgetdesc(wchar_t *path);
TCHAR *_tgetdesc(TCHAR *path);

Retrieve a file description for the specified file.

Parameter Description
path Address of a NULL terminated character string containing the full path of the decribed file.


The address of a NULL terminated string containing the file description. On error an empty string is returned.


The file description is stored in a static buffer and is over-written each time this function is called.

See Also

setdesc, deldesc