PYTHON fileinode

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import os
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fileinode

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

fileinodeGets file inode

Description

int fileinode ( string $filename )

Gets the file inode.

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

Return Values

Returns the inode number of the file, or FALSE in case of an error.

Examples

Example #1 Comparing the inode of a file with the current file

<?php
$filename 
'index.php';
if (
getmyinode() == fileinode($filename)) {
    echo 
'You are checking the current file.';
}
?>

Notes

Note: The results of this function are cached. See clearstatcache() for more details.

Tip

As of PHP 5.0.0, this function can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to List of Supported Protocols/Wrappers for a listing of which wrappers support stat() family of functionality.

See Also

  • getmyinode() - Gets the inode of the current script
  • stat() - Gives information about a file