(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL phar >= 1.0.0)

Phar::canWriteReturns whether phar extension supports writing and creating phars


final public static Phar::canWrite(): bool

This static method determines whether write access has been disabled in the system php.ini via the phar.readonly ini variable.


Return Values

true if write access is enabled, false if it is disabled.


Example #1 A Phar::canWrite() example

if (Phar::canWrite()) {
file_put_contents('phar://myphar.phar/file.txt', 'hi there');

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