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SplFileInfo::getPathInfo

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2, PHP 7, PHP 8)

SplFileInfo::getPathInfoGets an SplFileInfo object for the path

Description

public SplFileInfo::getPathInfo(?string $class = null): ?SplFileInfo

Gets an SplFileInfo object for the parent of the current file.

Parameters

class

Name of an SplFileInfo derived class to use, or itself if null.

Return Values

Returns an SplFileInfo object for the parent path of the file on success, or null on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 class is now nullable.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() example

<?php
$info 
= new SplFileInfo('/usr/bin/php');
$parent_info $info->getPathInfo();
var_dump($parent_info->getRealPath());
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

string(8) "/usr/bin"

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