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SplFileInfo::__toString

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2, PHP 7)

SplFileInfo::__toStringReturns the path to the file as a string

Description

public void SplFileInfo::__toString ( void )

This method will return the file name of the referenced file.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the path to the file.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileInfo::__toString() example

<?php
$info 
= new SplFileInfo('foo');
var_dump($info->__toString());
echo 
$info.PHP_EOL;

$info = new SplFileInfo('/usr/bin/php');
var_dump($info->__toString());
echo 
$info.PHP_EOL;
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

string(3) "foo"
foo
string(12) "/usr/bin/php"
/usr/bin/php 

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alvaro at demogracia dot com
10 months ago
It returns the exact $file_name string provided in the constructor, without further processing, normalisation or verification.
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