PHP | SplFileInfo openFile() Function

The SplFileInfo::openFile() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to gets an SplFileObject object for the file.

Syntax:

bool SplFileInfo::openFile( $mode, $path, $context)

Parameters: This function accept three parameters as mention above and describe below.

  • $mode: Specify the mode of opening file.
  • $path: If set it to TRUE, the filename is searched within path.
  • $context: Specifies the manual path for description.

Return values: This function returns opened file as an SplFileObject object.

Note: make sure the file is readable or writable.

Below Program illustrates the SplFileInfo::openFile() function in PHP:

Program:

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<?php
   
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::openFile function
   
// Make sure file is writable 
$file = new SplFileInfo("gfg.txt");
   
$obj = $file->openFile('a');
   
$obj->fwrite("Append...GeeksforGeeks to the file...");
   
?>

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Output:
Before Appending the file:
openfile

After Appending the file:
openfile

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



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