typedef struct _mongoc_gridfs_file_t mongoc_gridfs_file_t;


This structure provides a MongoDB GridFS file abstraction. It provides several APIs.

  • readv, writev, seek, and tell.

  • General file metadata such as filename and length.

  • GridFS metadata such as md5, filename, content_type, aliases, metadata, chunk_size, and upload_date.

Thread Safety

This structure is NOT thread-safe and should only be used from one thread at a time.