UnixFILE


superclass: IOStream


An abstract class.  See File and Pipe




( docs incomplete )


isOpen


returns whether the file is open. An open request can fail if a file cannot be found for example. 

This method lets you test that the open call succeeded.




length


Answer the length of the file.


pos


Answer the current file position


seek(offset, origin)


Seek to an offset from the origin. 

offset - an offset in bytes.

origin - one of the following Integers:


0 - seek from beginning of file.

1 - seek from current position in file.

2 - seek from end of file.



write(item)


Writes an item to the file.

item - one of the following: 

Float 

Integer, 

Char, 

Color, 

Symbol - writes the name of the Symbol as a C string.

RawArray - write the bytes from any RawArray in big endian.






getLine


Reads and returns a String up to lesser of next newline or 1023 chars.


getChar


read one byte and return as a Char


getInt8


read one byte and return as a Integer.


getInt16


read two bytes and return as an Integer.


getInt32


read four bytes and return as an Integer.


getFloat


read four bytes and return as a Float.


getDouble


read eight bytes and return as a Float.


putChar


write a Char as one byte.


putInt8


write an Integer as one byte.


putInt16


write an Integer as two bytes.


putInt32


write an Integer as four bytes.


putFloat


write a Float as four bytes.


putDouble


write a Float as eight bytes.


putString


write a null terminated String.


readAllString


Reads the entire file as a String.


readAllInt8


Reads the entire file as an Int8Array.


readAllInt16


Reads the entire file as an Int16Array.


readAllInt32


Reads the entire file as an Int32Array.


readAllFloat


Reads the entire file as an FloatArray.


readAllDouble


Reads the entire file as an DoubleArray.

Berlin: clubs bars cafes nightlife going out