PHP | SplFileInfo getFileInfo() Function

The SplFileInfo::getFileInfo() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to get the file information of the file.

Syntax:

SplFileInfo::getFileInfo( $class )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $class which is optional. It is used to specify the name of splfile derived class.

Return Value: This function returns the SplFileInfo object.

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



Program 1:

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<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::getFileInfo() function
   
// Create new SPlFileInfo Object
$file = new SplFileInfo("gfg.txt");
   
// Print result
var_dump( $file->getFileInfo());
   
?>

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Output:

object(SplFileInfo)#2 (2) {
  ["pathName":"SplFileInfo":private]=>
  string(7) "gfg.txt"
  ["fileName":"SplFileInfo":private]=>
  string(7) "gfg.txt"
}

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// PHP program to use array to check
// multiple files
$GFG = array (
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php",
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt",
    "/var/www/html/gfg.php",
    "demo.c"
);
    
foreach ($GFG as $file_name) {
        
    // Create new SPlFileInfo Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
        
    // Print result
    var_dump($file->getFileInfo());
    echo "</br>";
}
?>

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Output:

object(SplFileInfo)#2 (2) {
  ["pathName":"SplFileInfo":private]=>
  string(44) "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php"
  ["fileName":"SplFileInfo":private]=>
  string(9) "dummy.php"
}

object(SplFileInfo)#1 (2) { ["pathName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(28) "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt" ["fileName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(7) "gfg.txt" }
object(SplFileInfo)#2 (2) { ["pathName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(21) "/var/www/html/gfg.php" ["fileName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(7) "gfg.php" }
object(SplFileInfo)#1 (2) { ["pathName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(6) "demo.c" ["fileName":"SplFileInfo":private]=> string(6) "demo.c" }

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



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