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PHP | filegroup() Function

PHP filegroup() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP filegroup() Function.

The built-in PHP filegroup() function returns a group ID of the specified file.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int filegroup ( string $filename )

This built-in PHP function can not be run on Windows systems, use the posix_getgrgid() function to covert the group ID to the group name.

Return Value

This built-in function can return an ID of the group to which the specified file belongs on success, else it returns false on failure.


Try out the below example -

   $filename = "/PhpProject/sample.txt";
   echo filegroup($filename);


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial guide. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP fileinode() Function.

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