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PharFileInfo::getMetadata

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

PharFileInfo::getMetadataReturns file-specific meta-data saved with a file

Description

public PharFileInfo::getMetadata(array $unserializeOptions = []): mixed

Return meta-data that was saved in the Phar archive's manifest for this file.

Parameters

Return Values

any PHP variable that can be serialized and is stored as meta-data for the file, or null if no meta-data is stored.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 The parameter unserializeOptions has been added.

Examples

Example #1 A PharFileInfo::getMetadata() example

<?php
// make sure it doesn't exist
@unlink('brandnewphar.phar');
try {
$p = new Phar(dirname(__FILE__) . '/brandnewphar.phar', 0, 'brandnewphar.phar');
$p['file.txt'] = 'hello';
$p['file.txt']->setMetadata(array('user' => 'bill', 'mime-type' => 'text/plain'));
var_dump($p['file.txt']->getMetadata());
} catch (
Exception $e) {
echo
'Could not create/modify brandnewphar.phar: ', $e;
}
?>

The above example will output:

array(2) {
  ["user"]=>
  string(4) "bill"
  ["mime-type"]=>
  string(10) "text/plain"
}

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