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file_stream_wrapper_get_instance_by_uri

7 file.inc file_stream_wrapper_get_instance_by_uri($uri)

Returns a reference to the stream wrapper class responsible for a given URI.

The scheme determines the stream wrapper class that should be used by consulting the stream wrapper registry.

Parameters

$uri: A stream, referenced as "scheme://target".

Return value

Returns a new stream wrapper object appropriate for the given URI or FALSE if no registered handler could be found. For example, a URI of "private://example.txt" would return a new private stream wrapper object (DrupalPrivateStreamWrapper).

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6 calls to file_stream_wrapper_get_instance_by_uri()

File

drupal/includes/file.inc, line 311
API for handling file uploads and server file management.

Code

function file_stream_wrapper_get_instance_by_uri($uri) {
  $scheme = file_uri_scheme($uri);
  $class = file_stream_wrapper_get_class($scheme);
  if (class_exists($class)) {
    $instance = new $class();
    $instance->setUri($uri);
    return $instance;
  }
  else {
    return FALSE;
  }
}