PHP | SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() Function

The SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to get an SplFileInfo object for the path.

Syntax:

SplFileInfo::getPathInfo( $class )

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

Return Value: This function returns the SplFileInfo object for the parent path of the file.

Below programs illustrate the SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() function.



Program 1:

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<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo getMTime function
   
$file = new SplFileInfo('/var/www/html/gfg.php');
   
$info = $file->getPathInfo();
print_r($info);
   
?>

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Output:

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /var/www/html
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => html
)

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Use array to check multiple
// files path
    
$GFG = array (
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php",
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt",
    "/var/www/html/gfg.php",
    "dummy.php"
);
    
foreach ($GFG as &$file_name) {
  
    // Create new SplFile Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
   
    // Print result
    $info = $file->getPathInfo();
    print_r($info);
    echo "</br>";
}
?>

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Output:

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => GeeksforGeeks
)

SplFileInfo Object ( [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /home/rajvir/Desktop [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => Desktop )
SplFileInfo Object ( [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /var/www/html [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => html )
SplFileInfo Object ( [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => . [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => . )

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



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