filepath.IsAbs() Function in Golang With Examples

In Go language, path package used for paths separated by forwarding slashes, such as the paths in URLs. The filepath.IsAbs() function in Go language used to report whether the path is absolute or not. Moreover, this function is defined under the path package. Here, you need to import the “path/filepath” package in order to use these functions.

Syntax:

func IsAbs(path string) bool

Here, ‘path’ is the specified absolute or unabsolute path.

Return Value: It returns true for the absolute path else returns false.

Example 1:



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// Golang program to illustrate the usage of
// filepath.IsAbs() function
  
// Including the main package
package main
  
// Importing fmt and path/filepath
import (
    "fmt"
    "path/filepath"
)
  
// Calling main
func main() {
  
    // Calling the IsAbs() function with
    // some absolute and unabsolute paths
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("/home/gfg"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs(".gfg"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("/gfg"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs(":gfg"))
}

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Output:

true
false
true
false

Example 2:

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// Golang program to illustrate the usage of
// filepath.IsAbs() function
  
// Including the main package
package main
  
// Importing fmt and path/filepath
import (
    "fmt"
    "path/filepath"
)
  
// Calling main
func main() {
  
    // Calling the IsAbs() function with
    // some absolute and unabsolute paths
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("/"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("."))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs(":"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("/."))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs("//"))
    fmt.Println(filepath.IsAbs(":/"))
}

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Output:

true
false
false
true
true
false



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