dbase_pack

dbase_pack

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

dbase_pack -- Packs a database

Description

bool dbase_pack ( int dbase_identifier )

Packs the specified database by permanently deleting all records marked for deletion using dbase_delete_record().

Parameters

dbase_identifier

The database link identifier, returned by dbase_open() or dbase_create().

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. Emptying a dBase database

<?php

// open in read-write mode
$db = dbase_open('/tmp/test.dbf', 2);

if (
$db) {
  
$record_numbers = dbase_numrecords($db);
  for (
$i = 1; $i <= $record_numbers; $i++) {
      
dbase_delete_record($db, $i);
  }
  
// expunge the database
  
dbase_pack($db);
}

?>

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