You can't use wildcards. Use a system() or exec() call to do it.

Why use the datetime part at all? The usernames are unique, right?

---John Holmes...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Ray [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 11:06 PM
> Subject: [PHP] Unlink question more or less
> I want to use unlink() to delete a wildcard, but at the moment I keep
> getting parse errors. Here's what happening:
> I'm mucking around with some login stuff, when a user logs in it
> a flat file that collects some information about them, the flat file
> created with the name username.dateyeartime Now each time they log in
> want to delete that file and replace it with the new file that has the
> latest dateyeartime ending on it. I've tried unlink (username.*); but
> that returns an error. Is there a way for unlink() to recongize
> wildcards? If not how would I do this?
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