finfo_buffer

finfo_buffer

(PECL)

finfo_buffer -- Return information about a string buffer

Description

string finfo_buffer ( resource finfo, string string [, int options] )

class finfo {

string buffer ( string string [, int options] )

}

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.

Return Values

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

Examples

Example 1. 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()

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