PHP_Compat::loadConstant

PHP_Compat::loadConstant() – Load a constant, or an array of constants

Synopsis

require_once 'PHP/Compat.php';

mixed PHP_Compat::loadConstant ( mixed $constant )

Description

Loads a constant, or an array of constants.

Parameter

mixed $constant

The name, or an array of names, of constants to load

Return value

mixed

  • TRUE if the constant was loaded.
  • FALSE if the constant was not loaded. Either unable to be included or already defined.
  • If you specified an array of constants to load, an array of TRUE/FALSE values is returned.

Example

Loading a constant with the class:

<?php
require_once 'PHP/Compat.php';

// load E_STRICT
PHP_Compat::loadConstant('E_STRICT');

// load E_STRICT, and PATH_SEPATATOR
PHP_Compat::loadConstant(array('E_STRICT''PATH_SEPARATOR'));

// load the STD group of constants (STDIN, STDOUT, STDERR)
PHP_Compat::loadConstant('STD');
?>

You may also load a constant without using the class.

Loading a constant manually:

<?php
require_once 'PHP/Compat/Constant/E_STRICT.php';
?>

Note

This function should be called statically.

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Last updated: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 — Download Documentation
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