PHP | pclose() Function

PHP pclose() 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 pclose() Function.

The built-in PHP pclose() function closes a pipe opened by popen().


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int pclose ( resource $handle )

This built-in function can close a file pointer to the pipe opened by popen() function.

Return Value

This function returns the termination status of the running process. In case of an error, -1 is returned.


Try out the below example -

   $file = popen("/bin/ls", "r");

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

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