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Why i am not getting latest folder of directory

This is my code

CString ClatestfoldernameDlg::FindLatestFolder(CString path)
{
	 CString Folder;
         CString LatestFolder = _T("D:\\xyz");
	 FILETIME newtime,oldtime;
	 WIN32_FIND_DATA ffd;
	 HANDLE hFind = INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE;
 
	 CString strWildcard(path);
	 strWildcard += _T("\\*");
 
	 // Find the first file in the directory.
	 hFind = FindFirstFile(strWildcard, &ffd);
	 FindNextFile(hFind, &ffd);
	 FindNextFile(hFind, &ffd);
 
	 //AfxMessageBox(ffd.cFileName);
	 oldtime=ffd.ftLastWriteTime;
 
	do
	{
      if (ffd.dwFileAttributes & FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY)
      {
		  newtime = ffd.ftLastWriteTime;
		  Folder = ffd.cFileName;
		  if(CompareFileTime(&newtime,&oldtime)==1)
		  {
				LatestFolder=Folder;
		  }
		  oldtime = newtime;
      }
   }
   while (FindNextFile(hFind, &ffd) != 0);
 
return LatestFolder;
}
Posted 14-Apr-13 14:00pm
Edited 14-Apr-13 14:38pm
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Solution 1

First of all, LatestFolder is not declared, even though you return this object. Also, you don't make provisions for the case when no folders are found. This information should be enough to fix your code.

—SA
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amityadav4a at 14-Apr-13 19:40pm
   
Updated my question. I declared LatestFolder as a global variable in my program. still i am not getting correct result.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 14-Apr-13 22:12pm
   
Of course it won't be a solution. Now, if no folders are found, it will return initial value. You could initialize it with 0, which could indicate "not found". You may have other problems. Use the debugger; the problem is pretty simple...
—SA

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