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get_resource_type

Returns the resource type (PHP 4 >= 4.0.2, PHP 5)
string get_resource_type ( resource handle )

This function gets the type of the given resource.

Parameters

handle

The evaluated resource handle.

Return Values

If the given handle is a resource, this function will return a string representing its type. If the type is not identified by this function, the return value will be the string Unknown.

This function will return FALSE and generate an error if handle is not a resource.

Examples

Example 2585. get_resource_type() example

<?php
// prints: mysql link
$c = mysql_connect();
echo
get_resource_type($c) . "\n";

// prints: file
$fp = fopen("foo", "w");
echo
get_resource_type($fp) . "\n";

// prints: domxml document
$doc = new_xmldoc("1.0");
echo
get_resource_type($doc->doc) . "\n";
?>