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Constante predefinite

Constantele de mai jos sunt definite de această extensie și vor fi disponibile doar dacă această extensie a fost compilată în interiorul PHP, sau a fost încărcată dinamic în timpul rulării.

DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR (string)
PATH_SEPARATOR (string)
Available since PHP 4.3.0. Semicolon on Windows, colon otherwise.
SCANDIR_SORT_ASCENDING (integer)
Available since PHP 5.4.0.
SCANDIR_SORT_DESCENDING (integer)
Available since PHP 5.4.0.
SCANDIR_SORT_NONE (integer)
Available since PHP 5.4.0.
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Anonymous
10 months ago
For my part I'll continue to use this constant because it seems more future safe and flexible, even if Windows installations currently convert the paths magically. Not that syntax aesthetics matter but I think it can be made to look attractive:

<?php
$path
= join(DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR, array('root', 'lib', 'file.php');
?>
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Anonymous
5 months ago
In PHP 5.6 you can make a variadic function.

<?php
/**
* Builds a file path with the appropriate directory separator.
* @param string $segments,... unlimited number of path segments
* @return string Path
*/
function file_build_path(...$segments) {
    return
join(DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR, $segments);
}

file_build_path("home", "alice", "Documents", "example.txt");
?>

In earlier PHP versions you can use func_get_args.

<?php
function file_build_path() {
    return
join(DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR, func_get_args($segments));
}

file_build_path("home", "alice", "Documents", "example.txt");
?>
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Paulo Marques
11 months ago
DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR is not necessarily needed, PHP always converts / to the appropriate character in its file functions.
It is good practice, though.
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