File::stripLeadingSeparators()

File::stripLeadingSeparators() – strip leading separators from a path

Synopsis

require_once 'File.php';

string File::stripLeadingSeparators ( string $path , string $separator = DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR )

Description

This method removes the leading directory separator (like "/" on *nix) from a path name.

Parameter

  • string $path - the path name where the leading separator should be removed from.

  • string $separator - optional string that defines the separator. This parameter defaults to the value of the constant DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR that is pre-defined by PHP.

Return value

This methods returns the given path name without a leading directory separator.

Note

This function can be called statically.

Example

Using File::stripLeadingSeparators()

<?php
require_once "File.php";

echo 
File::stripLeadingSeparators("/home/foo/lala/");
?>

This example will print home/foo/lala/.

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