stream_get_line

(PHP 5)

stream_get_lineGets line from stream resource up to a given delimiter

Descrierea

string stream_get_line ( resource $handle , int $length [, string $ending ] )

Gets a line from the given handle.

Reading ends when length bytes have been read, when the string specified by ending is found (which is not included in the return value), or on EOF (whichever comes first).

This function is nearly identical to fgets() except in that it allows end of line delimiters other than the standard \n, \r, and \r\n, and does not return the delimiter itself.

Parametri

handle

A valid file handle.

length

The number of bytes to read from the handle.

ending

An optional string delimiter.

Valorile întoarse

Returns a string of up to length bytes read from the file pointed to by handle.

If an error occurs, returns FALSE.

Vedeți de asemenea

  • fread() - Binary-safe file read
  • fgets() - Gets line from file pointer
  • fgetc() - Gets character from file pointer
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dante at lorenso dot com
8 years ago
My testing has found this function to be dramatically faster than fgets on PHP 5.1.14.  The difference is probably due to how buffering is used internally.  Compare the following:
<?php
// reads 10,000 lines in 27 seconds
while (!feof($handle)) {
   
$line = fgets($handle, 1000000);
}
?>
vs.
<?php
// reads 10,000 lines in 0.5 seconds
while (!feof($handle)) {
   
$line = stream_get_line($handle, 1000000, "\n");
}
?>
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Mat Jaggard at Tickets dot com
6 years ago
I've spent quite a while trying to get stream_get_line to get a chunk encoded html file and to finish correctly at the end so that I can pipeline requests.

This is the function I have come up with.

<?php
   
function getURLContents($url, $ip, $port, $ssl = false, $closeConnection = false)
    {
        if (
$ssl)
           
$ssl = 'ssl://';
        else
           
$ssl = '';
       
$fp = pfsockopen($ssl.$ip, $port, $errno, $errstr, MAX_TIME_TO_START_CONNECTION);
        if (
$fp)
        {
           
$out 'GET '.$url." HTTP/1.1\r\n";
           
$out .= 'Host: '.$ip.':'.$port."\r\n";
            if (
$closeConnection)
               
$out .= "Connection: close\r\n";
            else
               
$out .= "Connection: keep-alive\r\n";
           
$out .= "\r\n";
            if (!
fwrite($fp, $out))
            {
                echo
'Problem writing to socket, opening a new connection.';
               
fclose($fp);
               
$fp = pfsockopen($ssl.$ip, $port, $errno, $errstr, MAX_TIME_TO_START_CONNECTION);
               
fwrite($fp, $out);
            }
           
$theData = '';
           
$notDone = true;
           
stream_set_blocking($fp, 0);
           
$startTime = time();
           
$lastTime = $startTime;
            while (!
feof($fp) && !$done && (($startTime + MAX_TIME_FOR_THE_RESPONSE) > time()))
            {
               
usleep(100);
               
$theNewData = stream_get_line($fp, 1024, "\n");
               
$theData .= $theNewData;
               
$done = (trim($theNewData) === '0');

            }
        }
        else
        {
            echo
'ERROR CONNECTING TO '.$ip.':'.$port;
            return
false;
        }
        if (
$closeConnection)
           
fclose($fp);
        return
$theData;
    }
?>
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carltondickson
1 year ago
If you are specifying the 3rd optional "ending" parameter as a string which is more than one character and actually find that the line returned by the function sometimes contains this "ending" value it may be related to the following bug, https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=63240

Our server was running 5.3.18 and when we upgraded to 5.3.20 it worked fine, I believe this was fixed in 5.3.19 though.
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pk at ritm dot ru
4 years ago
fgets is faster but stream_get_line is more useful in a tcp server scripts.

when fgets reads some bytes from socket, where EOF is reached, it returns bool(false) same as stream_get_line

BUT if remote client drops connection, and server script will try to read some data with function fgets, function will return bool(false), and stream_get_line will return string(0) ""

so you can detect remote client disconnection with stream_get_line, and cannot with fgets
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amoo_miki at yahoo dot com
5 years ago
If the "ending" is a string, there are cases where the function doesn't return the correct value for the first time it is called. Don't be shocked if you find it returning a string value of upto "length" that includes the "ending". (See bug #44607)

If the "ending" is just a single character, the function would always work correctly. ("\n" is a single character)

Temporarily, until this is fixed, the below function can be used:

<?php
function istream_get_line(&$fp, $length, $end) {
   
$current = ftell($fp);
   
$str = fread($fp, $length);
   
$i = strpos($str, $end);
    if (
$i === FALSE) {
        return
$str;   
    } else {
       
fseek($fp, $current + $i + strlen($end));
        return
substr($str, 0, $i);
    }
}
?>
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kjeld at mail4us dot dk
1 year ago
I have been struggling with the problem that stream_get_line() sometimes reads too much when the 3rd parameter is used (and the 3rd parameter has a length greater than 1), so $ending is actually contained in the data returned (https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=63240).

I don't have the option of upgrading my PHP version but it seems that a workaround can be to insert:

    fseek($fp, ftell($fp));

just before calling stream_get_line().
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Anonymous
2 years ago
WARNING:
Specifying a length of 0 does NOT give you an infinite length, contrary to what the documentation might suggest. Instead, setting a length of 0 just makes the function default to a length of 8192. To be precise, it gets the value PHP_SOCK_CHUNK_SIZE (8192) in ext/standard/streamsfuncs.c.

So, let's say you're trying to read ALL data until you reach a "\x03" (decimal 3) byte. How do you GUARANTEE that this is the case? Well, there's no way! The only thing you can do stream_get_lin() into a "master" string, then fseek() backwards by 1 character, then fgetc() and verify that it's "\x03". If you don't see a "\x03", it means that stream_get_line() has aborted after 8192 bytes and before hitting "\x03", and you'll have to call it again. Keep appending the return values to a "master" string until you hit a "\x03" or EOF... That's the ONLY way to properly build a string that contains EVERYTHING until the character you're looking for.
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Anonymous
8 years ago
In version 5.0.4 using this funtion and then calling ftell($stream) would give you the position up to but not including the "ending" string.

When I rev'd to PHP version 5.1.2, calling this function then using ftell($stream) would give the position up to AND including the "ending" string

for example, parsing HTTP responses.

The response from apache using curl....
------------------------------------------------------------
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 20:54:59 GMT
Server: Apache/1.3.33 (Unix) PHP/5.0.4 mod_ssl/2.8.22 OpenSSL/0.9.7e
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.0.4
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/html

<html><body>test</body></html>
-------------------------------------------------------------

The code:

<?php

  $headers
= stream_get_line($in,4096,"\r\n\r\n");

  
fseek ($in,ftell($in)+4);

   while (!
feof($in)){
     
fputs ($out,stream_get_line($in,4096,''));
   }

?>

prior to my 5.0.4 this worked perfectly, trimming the \r\n\r\n section of the HTTP response and seperating the top into the $headers string, and the rest was placed into the file handle $out.

using php 5.1.2, the above code chopps off the first 4 bytes of the HTTP response and puts

l><body>test</body></html>

into $out.
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