File_Passwd_Common::_open() – Open a file


mixed &File_Passwd_Common::_open ( string $mode , mixed $file = null )


Opens a file, locks it exclusively and returns the filehandle.

(package developer related)


string $mode

the mode to open the file with

string $file

path to passwd file

Return value

Returns resource file handle or PEAR_Error on failure.

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error Code Summary
FILE_PASSWD_E_DIR_NOT_CREATED the directory in which the passwd file should reside couldn't be created
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_OPENED passwd file couldn't be opened in the desired mode
FILE_PASSWD_E_FILE_NOT_LOCKED passwd file couldn't be locked


This function can not be called statically.

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Last updated: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 — Download Documentation
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