On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Tom Ray wrote:
> 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 writes
> a flat file that collects some information about them, the flat file is
> created with the name username.dateyeartime Now each time they log in I
> 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?
Once glob() makes it into the production version,
foreach(glob('*') as $f) unlink($f);
Until then, use system('rm *'); or a readdir loop.
unlink() is not the rm command. It's a system call that deletes a specific
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