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SplFileInfo::setFileClassSets the class used with SplFileInfo::openFile()


public SplFileInfo::setFileClass(string $class = SplFileObject::class): void

Use this method to set a custom class which will be used when SplFileInfo::openFile() is called. The class name passed to this method must be SplFileObject or a class derived from SplFileObject.



The class name to use when SplFileInfo::openFile() is called.

Return Values

No value is returned.


Example #1 SplFileInfo::setFileClass() example

// Create a class extending SplFileObject
class MyFoo extends SplFileObject {}

$info = new SplFileInfo(__FILE__);
// Set the class to use

The above example will output something similar to:

object(MyFoo)#2 (0) { } 

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