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finfo_buffer

Return information about a string buffer (PECL fileinfo:0.1-1.0.4)
string finfo_buffer ( resource finfo, string string [, int options [, resource context]] )

finfo {
  string buffer(string string,
                int options,
                resource context);

}

This function is used to get information about binary data in a string.

Parameters

finfo

Fileinfo resource returned by finfo_open().

string

Content of a file to be checked.

options

One or disjunction of more Fileinfo constants.

context

Return Values

Returns a textual description of the string argument, or FALSE if an error occurred.

Examples

Example 615. A finfo_buffer() example

<?php
$finfo
= new finfo(FILEINFO_MIME);
echo
$finfo->buffer($_POST["script"]) . "\n";
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

application/x-sh


See Also
finfo_file()