PHP | fileinode() Function

PHP fileinode() 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 fileinode() Function.

The built-in PHP fileinode() function returns the inode of a specified file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int fileinode ( string $filename )


This built-in PHP function cannot be run on Windows systems. The result of this built-in function can be cached, and we can use the clearstatcache() function to clear the cache.

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns the inode number of the file on success or FALSE on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $filename = "/PhpProject/sample.txt";
   echo fileinode($filename);
?>

Output

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

12666373952223775


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

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