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parse_size

6 common.inc parse_size($size)
7 common.inc parse_size($size)

Parse a given byte count.

Parameters

$size: A size expressed as a number of bytes with optional SI or IEC binary unit prefix (e.g. 2, 3K, 5MB, 10G, 6GiB, 8 bytes, 9mbytes).

Return value

An integer representation of the size in bytes.

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8 calls to parse_size()

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 1739
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function parse_size($size) {
  $unit = preg_replace('/[^bkmgtpezy]/i', '', $size); // Remove the non-unit characters from the size.
  $size = preg_replace('/[^0-9\.]/', '', $size); // Remove the non-numeric characters from the size.
  if ($unit) {
    // Find the position of the unit in the ordered string which is the power of magnitude to multiply a kilobyte by.
    return round($size * pow(DRUPAL_KILOBYTE, stripos('bkmgtpezy', $unit[0])));
  }
  else {
    return round($size);
  }
}