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PHP Manual [MongoBinData

MongoBinData || MongoBinData::__toString || PHP Manual

(PECL mongo >= 0.8.1)

MongoBinData::__constructCreates a new binary data object.


public MongoBinData::__construct ( string $data [, int $type = 0 ] )

Creates a new binary data object.

There are seven types of binary data currently recognized by the BSON spec, which are defined as class constants. For backwards compatibility, the PHP driver uses MongoBinData::BYTE_ARRAY as the default; however, this may change to MongoBinData::GENERIC in the future. Users are encouraged to specify a type instead of relying on the default.



Binary data.


Data type.

Return Values

Returns a new binary data object.


Version Description
1.5.0 The default changed from 2 (MongoBinData::BYTE_ARRAY) to 0 (MongoBinData::GENERIC).
1.2.11 Emits E_DEPRECATED when the second argument is not used. The default value for type may change in the near future.

MongoBinData || MongoBinData::__toString || PHP Manual
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