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Search for an executable


Source position: filutilh.inc line 142

function ExeSearch(

  const Name: UnicodeString;

  const DirList: UnicodeString = ''


function ExeSearch(

  const Name: RawByteString;

  const DirList: RawByteString = ''



ExeSearch searches for an executable Name in the list of directories DirList (a list of directories, separator by PathSeparator. If the current OS also searches implicitly in the current working directory, the current directory is searched in the first place.

If the executable is found, then the full path of the executable is returned. If it is not found, an empty string is returned.

No check is performed whether the found file is actually executable.

See also



Search for a file in a path.

Documentation generated on: Mar 17 2017