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PHP Manual || Filesystem Functions

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

linkinfoGets information about a link

Description

linkinfo ( string $path ) : int

Gets information about a link.

This function is used to verify if a link (pointed to by path) really exists (using the same method as the S_ISLNK macro defined in stat.h).

Parameters

path

Path to the link.

Return Values

linkinfo() returns the st_dev field of the Unix C stat structure returned by the lstat system call. Returns a non-negative integer on success, -1 in case the link was not found, or FALSE if an open.base_dir violation occurs.

Changelog

Version Description
5.3.0 This function is now available on Windows platforms (Vista, Server 2008 or greater).

Examples

Example #1 linkinfo() example

<?php

echo linkinfo('/vmlinuz'); // 835

?>

See Also



PHP Manual || Filesystem Functions