Any word on when glob() will be in the production version?

thanks for the help Miquel.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Miguel Cruz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 2:01 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP] Unlink question more or less

> 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
> named file.
> miguel

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