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6 file.inc file_destination($destination, $replace)
7 file.inc file_destination($destination, $replace)

Determines the destination path for a file depending on how replacement of existing files should be handled.

Parameters

$destination: A string specifying the desired final URI or filepath.

$replace: Replace behavior when the destination file already exists.

Return value

The destination filepath, or FALSE if the file already exists and FILE_EXISTS_ERROR is specified.

Related topics

3 calls to file_destination()

File

drupal/includes/file.inc, line 944
API for handling file uploads and server file management.

Code

function file_destination($destination, $replace) {
  if (file_exists($destination)) {
    switch ($replace) {
      case FILE_EXISTS_REPLACE:
        // Do nothing here, we want to overwrite the existing file.
        break;

      case FILE_EXISTS_RENAME:
        $basename = basename($destination);
        $directory = drupal_dirname($destination);
        $destination = file_create_filename($basename, $directory);
        break;

      case FILE_EXISTS_ERROR:
        // Error reporting handled by calling function.
        return FALSE;
    }
  }
  return $destination;
}