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SplFileInfo::getLinkTarget

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.2)

SplFileInfo::getLinkTargetGets the target of a link

Description

public string SplFileInfo::getLinkTarget ( void )

Gets the target of a filesystem link.

Note:

The target may not be the real path on the filesystem. Use SplFileInfo::getRealPath() to determine the true path on the filesystem.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the target of the filesystem link.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws RuntimeException on error.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileInfo::getLinkTarget() example

<?php
$info 
= new SplFileInfo('/Users/bbieber/workspace');
if (
$info->isLink()) {
    
var_dump($info->getLinkTarget());
    
var_dump($info->getRealPath());
}
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

string(19) "Documents/workspace"
string(34) "/Users/bbieber/Documents/workspace"

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