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DirectoryIterator::getPermsGet the permissions of current DirectoryIterator item


public DirectoryIterator::getPerms(): int

Get the permissions of the current DirectoryIterator item.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the permissions of the file, as a decimal int.


Example #1 DirectoryIterator::getPerms() example

= new DirectoryIterator(dirname(__FILE__));
foreach (
$iterator as $fileinfo) {
    if (!
$fileinfo->isDot()) {
$octal_perms substr(sprintf('%o'$fileinfo->getPerms()), -4);
$fileinfo->getFilename() . " " $octal_perms "\n";

The above example will output something similar to:

apple.jpg 0644
banana.jpg 0644
index.php 0744
pear.jpg 0644

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