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Open a ZIP file archive


ZipArchive::open

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PECL zip >= 1.1.0)

ZipArchive::openOpen a ZIP file archive

Description

mixed ZipArchive::open ( string $filename [, int $flags ] )

Opens a new zip archive for reading, writing or modifying.

Parameters

filename

The file name of the ZIP archive to open.

flags

The mode to use to open the archive.

  • ZIPARCHIVE::OVERWRITE

  • ZIPARCHIVE::CREATE

  • ZIPARCHIVE::EXCL

  • ZIPARCHIVE::CHECKCONS

Return Values

Error codes

Returns TRUE on success or the error code.

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_EXISTS

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_INCONS

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_INVAL

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_MEMORY

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_NOENT

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_NOZIP

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_OPEN

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_READ

  • ZIPARCHIVE::ER_SEEK

Examples

This example opens a ZIP file archive, reads each file in the archive and prints out its contents. The test2.zip archive used in this example is one of the test archives in the ZZIPlib source distribution.

Example #1 Open and extract

<?php
$zip 
= new ZipArchive;
$res $zip->open('test.zip');
if (
$res === TRUE) {
    echo 
'ok';
    
$zip->extractTo('test');
    
$zip->close();
} else {
    echo 
'failed, code:' $res;
}
?>

Example #2 Create an archive

<?php
$zip 
= new ZipArchive;
$res $zip->open('test.zip'ZipArchive::CREATE);
if (
$res === TRUE) {
    
$zip->addFromString('test.txt''file content goes here');
    
$zip->addFile('data.txt''entryname.txt');
    
$zip->close();
    echo 
'ok';
} else {
    echo 
'failed';
}
?>

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