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Rar::extract

Extract entry from the archive ()

Rar {
  bool extract(string dir,
               string filepath);

}

Rar::extract() extracts entry's data to the dir. It will create new file in the specified dir with the name identical to the entry's name.

Parameters

dir

Path to the directory where files should be extracted.

filepath

If parameter filepath is specified instead dir, Rar::extract() will extract entry's data to the specified file.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 2056. Rar::extract() example

<?php

$rar_file
= rar_open('example.rar') or die("Failed to open Rar archive");

$entry = rar_entry_get($rar_file, 'Dir/file.txt') or die("Failed to find such entry");

$entry->extract('/dir/to'); // create /dir/to/Dir/file.txt
$entry->extract(false, '/dir/to/new_name.txt'); // create /dir/to/new_name.txt

?>


Example 2057. How to extract all files in archive:

<?php

/* example by Erik Jenssen aka erix */

$filename = "foobar.rar";
$filepath = "/home/foo/bar/";

$rar_file = rar_open($filepath.$filename);
$list = rar_list($rar_file);
foreach(
$list as $file) {
   
$entry = rar_entry_get($rar_file, $file);
   
$entry->extract("."); // extract to the current dir
}
rar_close($rar_file);

?>