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finfo_buffer

finfo::buffer

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL fileinfo >= 0.1.0)

finfo_buffer -- finfo::bufferReturn information about a string buffer

Description

Procedural style

string finfo_buffer ( resource $finfo , string $string = NULL [, int $options = FILEINFO_NONE [, resource $context = NULL ]] )

Object oriented style

public string finfo::buffer ( string $string = NULL [, int $options = FILEINFO_NONE [, resource $context = NULL ]] )

This function is used to get information about binary data in a string.

Parameters

finfo

Fileinfo resource returned by finfo_open().

string

Content of a file to be checked.

options

One or disjunction of more Fileinfo constants.

context

Return Values

Returns a textual description of the string argument, or FALSE if an error occurred.

Examples

Example #1 A finfo_buffer() example

<?php
$finfo 
= new finfo(FILEINFO_MIME);
echo 
$finfo->buffer($_POST["script"]) . "\n";
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

application/x-sh; charset=us-ascii

See Also

PHP Manual