isexecutable(path) -> Bool

Returns true if the current user has permission to execute path, false otherwise.


  1. Check if a file is executable:

    julia> isexecutable("/path/to/executable")

    This example checks if the file at "/path/to/executable" is executable.

  2. Check if a directory is executable:

    julia> isexecutable("/path/to/directory")

    It checks if the directory at "/path/to/directory" is executable.

  3. Handle non-existent files:
    julia> isexecutable("/path/to/nonexistent")

    When the path provided does not exist, the function returns false.

Common mistake example:

julia> isexecutable("/path/to/file.txt")
ERROR: IOError: stat: no such file or directory (ENOENT)

In this example, the path provided does not exist, resulting in an IOError. Ensure that the path is valid and the file or directory actually exists before using isexecutable.

See Also

abspath, basename, chmod, countlines, cp, ctime, dirname, download, evalfile, expanduser, fdio, filemode, filesize, functionloc, gperm, homedir, include_string, isabspath, isblockdev, ischardev, isdir, isdirpath, isexecutable, isfifo, isfile, islink, ismount, ispath, isreadable, issetgid, issetuid, issticky, iswritable, joinpath, less, lstat, mkdir, mkpath, mktemp, mktempdir, mtime, mv, normpath, operm, poll_fd, poll_file, readall, readcsv, readdir, readdlm, readlines, readlink, realpath, relpath, rm, splitdir, splitdrive, splitext, stat, symlink, tempdir, tempname, touch, truncate, uperm, watch_file, writecsv,

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