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SplFileInfo::getType

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2)

SplFileInfo::getTypeGets file type

Description

public string SplFileInfo::getType ( void )

Returns the type of the file referenced.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

A string representing the type of the entry. May be one of file, link, or dir

Errors/Exceptions

Throws a RuntimeException on error.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileInfo::getType() example

<?php

$info 
= new SplFileInfo(__FILE__);
echo 
$info->getType().PHP_EOL;

$info = new SplFileInfo(dirname(__FILE__));
echo 
$info->getType();

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

file
dir

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