PHP 5.6.0 released

filegroup

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

filegroupGets file group

Description

int filegroup ( string $filename )

Gets the file group. The group ID is returned in numerical format, use posix_getgrgid() to resolve it to a group name.

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

Return Values

Returns the group ID of the file, or FALSE in case of an error. The group ID is returned in numerical format, use posix_getgrgid() to resolve it to a group name. Upon failure, FALSE is returned.

Examples

Example #1 Finding the group of a file

<?php
$filename 
'index.php';
print_r(posix_getgrgid(filegroup($filename)));
?>

Errors/Exceptions

Upon failure, an E_WARNING is emitted.

Notes

Note: The results of this function are cached. See clearstatcache() for more details.

Tip

As of PHP 5.0.0, this function can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to Supported Protocols and Wrappers for a listing of which wrappers support stat() family of functionality.

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