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  • Last Updated : 05 Mar, 2021
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The SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to get an SplFileInfo object for the path.
Syntax: 
 

SplFileInfo::getPathInfo( $class )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $class which is optional. It is used to specify the name of SplFileInfo derived class name.
Return Value: This function returns the SplFileInfo object for the parent path of the file.
Below programs illustrate the SplFileInfo::getPathInfo() function.
Program 1: 
 

PHP




<?php
 
// PHP Program to illustrate
// Splfileinfo getPathInfo function
  
$file = new SplFileInfo('/var/www/html/gfg.php');
  
$info = $file->getPathInfo();
print_r($info);
  
?>


Output: 

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /var/www/html
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => html
)

 

Program 2: 
 

php




<?php
 
// Use array to check multiple
// files path
   
$GFG = array (
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php",
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt",
    "/var/www/html/gfg.php",
    "dummy.php"
);
   
foreach ($GFG as &$file_name) {
 
    // Create new SplFile Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
  
    // Print result
    $info = $file->getPathInfo();
    print_r($info);
    echo "</br>";
}
?>


Output: 

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => GeeksforGeeks
)

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /home/rajvir/Desktop
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => Desktop
)

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => /var/www/html
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => html
)

SplFileInfo Object
(
    [pathName:SplFileInfo:private] => .
    [fileName:SplFileInfo:private] => .
)

 

Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/splfileinfo.getpathinfo.php
 


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