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drupal_dirname

7 file.inc drupal_dirname($uri)

Gets the name of the directory from a given path.

PHP's dirname() does not properly pass streams, so this function fills that gap. It is backwards compatible with normal paths and will use PHP's dirname() as a fallback.

Compatibility: normal paths and stream wrappers.

Parameters

$uri: A URI or path.

Return value

A string containing the directory name.

See also

http://drupal.org/node/515192

dirname()

Related topics

4 calls to drupal_dirname()

File

drupal/includes/file.inc, line 2216
API for handling file uploads and server file management.

Code

function drupal_dirname($uri) {
  $scheme = file_uri_scheme($uri);

  if ($scheme && file_stream_wrapper_valid_scheme($scheme)) {
    return file_stream_wrapper_get_instance_by_scheme($scheme)->dirname($uri);
  }
  else {
    return dirname($uri);
  }
}