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SplFileInfo::getPathInfo

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2)

SplFileInfo::getPathInfoGets an SplFileInfo object for the path

Description

public SplFileInfo SplFileInfo::getPathInfo ([ string $class_name ] )

Gets an SplFileInfo object for the parent of the current file.

Parameters

class_name

Name of an SplFileInfo derived class to use.

Return Values

Returns an SplFileInfo object for the parent path of the file.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() example

<?php
$info 
= new SplFileInfo('/usr/bin/php');
$parent_info $info->getPathInfo();
var_dump($parent_info->getRealPath());
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

string(8) "/usr/bin"

See Also

PHP Manual