PHP fileowner() Function


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Definition and Usage

The fileowner() function returns the user ID (owner) of the specified file.

This function returns the user ID on success or FALSE on failure.

Syntax

fileowner(filename)

Parameter Description
filename Required. Specifies the file to check

Tips and Notes

Note: The results of this function are cached. Use clearstatcache() to clear the cache.

Note: This function doesn't produce meaningful results on Windows systems.

Tip: Use posix_getpwuid() to convert the user ID to a user name.


Example

<?php
echo fileowner("test.txt");
?>

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