Shows information about files in KiFS. Can be used for individual files, or to show all files in a given directory.

Input Parameter Description

Name Type Description
paths array of strings File paths to show. Each path can be a KiFS directory name, or a full path to a KiFS file. File paths may contain wildcard characters after the KiFS directory delimeter. Accepted wildcard characters are asterisk (*) to represent any string of zero or more characters, and question mark (?) to indicate a single character.
options map of string to strings Optional parameters. The default value is an empty map ( {} ).

Output Parameter Description

The GPUdb server embeds the endpoint response inside a standard response structure which contains status information and the actual response to the query. Here is a description of the various fields of the wrapper:

Name Type Description
status String 'OK' or 'ERROR'
message String Empty if success or an error message
data_type String 'show_files_response' or 'none' in case of an error
data String Empty string
data_str JSON or String

This embedded JSON represents the result of the /show/files endpoint:

Name Type Description
file_names array of strings A listing of files in the paths specified
sizes array of longs Size of each file, in bytes
users array of strings User that created the file
creation_times array of longs Creation time for each file, in milliseconds since epoch
info map of string to strings

Additional information.

Possible Parameters (keys) Parameter Description
multipart_uploads JSON-encoded information about multipart uploads in progress

Empty string in case of an error.