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Phar::__construct

Construct a Phar archive object ()
void Phar::__construct ( string fname [, int flags [, string alias]] )

Parameters

fname

Path to an existing Phar archive

flags

flags to pass to parent class RecursiveDirectoryIterator. See » SPL RecursiveDirectoryIterator docs

alias

Alias with which this Phar archive should be referred to in calls to stream functionality.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws BadMethodCallException if called twice, UnexpectedValueException if the phar archive can't be opened.

Examples

Example 1801. A Phar::__construct() example

<?php
try {
   
$p = new Phar('/path/to/my.phar', CURRENT_AS_FILEINFO | KEY_AS_FILENAME,
                 
'my.phar');
} catch (
UnexpectedValueException $e) {
   die(
'Could not open my.phar');
} catch (
BadMethodCallException $e) {
   echo
'technically, this cannot happen';
}
// this works now
echo file_get_contents('phar://my.phar/example.txt');
// and works as if we had typed
echo file_get_contents('phar:///path/to/my.phar/example.txt');
?>