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PharData::delete

(PHP >= 5.3.0, PECL phar >= 2.0.0)

PharData::deleteDelete a file within a tar/zip archive

Description

bool PharData::delete ( string $entry )

Delete a file within an archive. This is the functional equivalent of calling unlink() on the stream wrapper equivalent, as shown in the example below.

Parameters

entry

Path within an archive to the file to delete.

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 PharData::delete() example

<?php
try {
    
$phar = new PharData('myphar.zip');
    
$phar->delete('unlink/me.php');
    
// this is equivalent to:
    
unlink('phar://myphar.phar/unlink/me.php');
} catch (
Exception $e) {
    
// handle errors
}
?>

See Also

PHP Manual