PHP | SplFileInfo getCTime() Function

The SplFileInfo::getCTime() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to get the inode change time. The returned time is in Unix timestamp format.

Syntax:

int SplFileInfo::getCTime( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the time in Unix timestamp format.

Below programs illustrate the SplFileInfo::getCTime() function in PHP:

Program 1:

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<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::getCTime() function
  
$file = new SplFileInfo("gfg.txt");
  
$gfg = $file->getCTime();
echo date("F d Y H:i:s.", $gfg);
  
?>

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Output:

October 26 2018 18:11:48.

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// PHP program to use array to check
// multiple files
$GFG = array (
    "dummy.php",
    "frame.php",
    "gfg.txt",
    "dummy.php"
);
   
foreach ($GFG as &$file_name) {
  
    // Create new SplFile Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
  
    // Print result
    $gfg = $file->getCTime();
    echo date("F d Y H:i:s.", $gfg). "</br>"
}
?>

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Output:

October 26 2018 18:11:48.
October 25 2018 21:05:44.
October 25 2018 19:56:04.
October 26 2018 18:11:48.

Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/splfileinfo.getctime.php



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