type abstract method Null safety

Future<FileSystemEntityType> type(
  1. String path,
  2. {bool followLinks = true}

Finds the type of file system object that a path points to. Returns a Future

io.FileSystemEntityType.LINK will only be returned if followLinks is false, and path points to a link

If the path does not point to a file system object or an error occurs then io.FileSystemEntityType.notFound is returned.


Future<io.FileSystemEntityType> type(String path, {bool followLinks = true});