opendir

Open directory handle

Syntax

opendir(string $directory, ?resource $context = null): resource|false

Parameters

directory

The directory path that is to be opened

context

For a description of the context parameter, refer to the streams section of the manual.

Return

Returns a directory handle resource on success, or false on failure

Examples

1 · directory

<?

$directory = "/";

if(opendir($directory))
{
    closedir();
}

?>

			
		

2 · context

<?

$directory = "/";
$context = stream_context_create();

if(opendir($directory, $context))
{
    closedir();
}

?>

			
		

3 · Return

<?

$directory = "/";

if($return = opendir($directory))
{
    closedir($return);
}

echo $return;

?>
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