PHP | fileinode() Function

PHP fileinode() Function

Hello dear readers! welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP fileinode() Function.

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


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int fileinode ( string $filename )

This PHP function can not be run on Windows systems. The result of this built-in PHP function can be cached, and we can make use of 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.


Try out the below example -

   $filename = "/PhpProject/sample.txt";
   echo fileinode($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 filemtime() Function.

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