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is_link

Tells whether the filename is a symbolic link (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool is_link ( string filename )

Tells whether the given file is a symbolic link.

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if the filename exists and is a symbolic link, FALSE otherwise.

Notes

Note:

The results of this function are cached. See clearstatcache() for more details.

Tip:

As of PHP 5.0.0 this function can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to Appendix O, List of Supported Protocols/Wrappers for a listing of which wrappers support stat() family of functionality.