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Phar::delMetadata

(PHP >= 5.3.0, PECL phar >= 1.2.0)

Phar::delMetadataDeletes the global metadata of the phar

Description

bool Phar::delMetadata ( void )

Note:

This method requires the php.ini setting phar.readonly to be set to 0 in order to work for Phar objects. Otherwise, a PharException will be thrown.

Deletes the global metadata of the phar

Parameters

Return Values

returns TRUE on success, but it is better to check for thrown exception, and assume success if none is thrown.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws PharException if errors occur while flushing changes to disk.

Examples

Example #1 A Phar::delMetaData() example

<?php
try {
    
$phar = new Phar('myphar.phar');
    
var_dump($phar->getMetadata());
    
$phar->setMetadata("hi there");
    
var_dump($phar->getMetadata());
    
$phar->delMetadata();
    
var_dump($phar->getMetadata());
} catch (
Exception $e) {
    
// handle errors
}
?>

The above example will output:

NULL
string(8) "hi there"
NULL

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