PHP - Function closedir()


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Syntax

void closedir ( resource $dir_handle );

Definition and Usage

Closes the directory stream indicated by dir_handle. The stream must have previously been opened by opendir().

Parameters

ParameterDescription
directoryRequired. The directory handle resource previously opened with opendir().

Return Value

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example

Following is the usage of this function:

<?php
//Open images directory
$dir = opendir("/var/www/images");

//List files in images directory
while (($file = readdir($dir)) !== false)
{
  echo "filename: " . $file . "<br />";
}
closedir($dir);
?> 

This will produce following result:

filename: .
filename: ..
filename: logo.gif
filename: mohd.gif

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