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PHP realpath() Function


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Definition and Usage

The realpath() function returns the absolute pathname.

This function removes all symbolic links (like '/./', '/../' and extra '/') and returns the absolute pathname.

This function returns FALSE on failure.

Syntax

realpath(path)

Parameter Description
path Required. Specifies the path to check

Example

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

The output of the code above will be:

C:\Inetpub\testweb\test.txt

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