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fileowner

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

fileownerGets file owner

Description

int fileowner ( string $filename )

Gets the file owner.

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

Return Values

Returns the user ID of the owner of the file, or FALSE in case of an error. The user ID is returned in numerical format, use posix_getpwuid() to resolve it to a username.

Examples

Example #1 Finding the owner of a file

<?php
$filename 
'index.php';
print_r(posix_getpwuid(fileowner($filename)));
?>

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