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PHP | SplObjectStorage detach() Function
  • Last Updated : 23 Aug, 2019
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The SplObjectStorage::detach() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to remove objects from the storage.

Syntax:

void SplObjectStorage::detach($obj)

Parameters: This function accepts a single parameter $obj which specifies the object to be remove from the storage.

Return Value: This function does not return any value.

Below programs illustrate the SplObjectStorage::detach() function in PHP:



Program 1:




<?php
  
// Creating class 
$obj = new StdClass;
  
// Create an empty storage class
$str = new SplObjectStorage();
  
// Add some object
$str->attach($obj, "GeeksforGeeks");
  
// Print result before detaching 
var_dump(count($str));
  
// Detaching object
$str->detach($obj);
  
// Print result after detach
var_dump(count($str));
?>
Output:
int(1)
int(0)

Program 2:




<?php
  
// Creating class 
$obj1 = new StdClass;
$obj2 = new StdClass;
$obj3 = new StdClass;
  
// Create an empty storage class
$str = new SplObjectStorage();
  
// Add some object
$str->attach($obj1, "GeeksforGeeks");
$str->attach($obj2);
$str->attach($obj3, "GFG");
  
// Print result before detaching 
var_dump(count($str));
  
// Detaching object
$str->detach($obj1);
  
// Print result after detach first object
var_dump(count($str));
  
// Detaching object
$str->detach($obj3);
  
// Print result after detach second object
var_dump(count($str));
?>
Output:
int(3)
int(2)
int(1)

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/splobjectstorage.detach.php

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