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PHP linkinfo() Function

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Example

Verify if a link really exists:

<?php
echo linkinfo(/rubbish);
?>


Definition and Usage

The linkinfo() function returns information about a hard link, and is used to verify if a link really exists.

Syntax

linkinfo(path)
Parameter Description
path Required. Specifies the path to check

Technical Details

Return Value: The device ID returned by lstat system call on success, FALSE or 0 on failure
PHP Version: 4.0+
PHP Changelog: PHP 5.3.0: Now available on Windows platforms

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