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Commons IO example source code file (EmptyFileFilter.java)

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Java - Commons IO tags/keywords

abstractfilefilter, abstractfilefilter, empty, emptyfilefilter, emptyfilefilter, file, io, iofilefilter, iofilefilter, not_empty, notfilefilter, override, serializable, serializable

The Commons IO EmptyFileFilter.java source code

/*
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 * this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
 * The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
 * (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
 * the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
 * 
 *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 * 
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 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
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 */
package org.apache.commons.io.filefilter;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.Serializable;

/**
 * This filter accepts files or directories that are empty.
 * <p>
 * If the <code>File is a directory it checks that
 * it contains no files.
 * <p>
 * Example, showing how to print out a list of the 
 * current directory's empty files/directories:
 *
 * <pre>
 * File dir = new File(".");
 * String[] files = dir.list( EmptyFileFilter.EMPTY );
 * for ( int i = 0; i < files.length; i++ ) {
 *     System.out.println(files[i]);
 * }
 * </pre>
 *
 * <p>
 * Example, showing how to print out a list of the 
 * current directory's non-empty files/directories:
 *
 * <pre>
 * File dir = new File(".");
 * String[] files = dir.list( EmptyFileFilter.NOT_EMPTY );
 * for ( int i = 0; i < files.length; i++ ) {
 *     System.out.println(files[i]);
 * }
 * </pre>
 *
 * @since Commons IO 1.3
 * @version $Revision: 659817 $
 */
public class EmptyFileFilter extends AbstractFileFilter implements Serializable {
    
    /** Singleton instance of <i>empty filter */
    public static final IOFileFilter EMPTY = new EmptyFileFilter();
    
    /** Singleton instance of <i>not-empty filter */
    public static final IOFileFilter NOT_EMPTY = new NotFileFilter(EMPTY);
    
    /**
     * Restrictive consructor.
     */
    protected EmptyFileFilter() {
    }
    
    /**
     * Checks to see if the file is empty.
     * 
     * @param file  the file or directory to check
     * @return <code>true if the file or directory
     *  is <i>empty, otherwise false.
     */
    @Override
    public boolean accept(File file) {
        if (file.isDirectory()) {
            File[] files = file.listFiles();
            return (files == null || files.length == 0);
        } else {
            return (file.length() == 0);
        }
    }
    
}

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