yp_match

yp_match

(PHP 3 >= 3.0.7, PHP 4, PHP 5 <= 5.0.4)

yp_match -- Returns the matched line

Description

string yp_match ( string domain, string map, string key )

yp_match() returns the value associated with the passed key out of the specified map or FALSE. This key must be exact.

Example 1. Example for NIS match

<?php
$entry
= yp_match($domain, "passwd.byname", "joe");
echo
"Matched entry is: " . $entry;
?>

The above code will produce :

joe:##joe:11111:100:Joe User:/home/j/joe:/usr/local/bin/bash

See also yp_get_default_domain().

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