boolean PEAR_PackageUpdate::loadPreferences (
Loads the user's preferences from the preference file.
If the user is on a Windows machine, the file will be in the
PEAR_CONFIG_SYSCONFIG directory and named
ppurc.ini. If the user is on any other operating system, the
preferences file will be stored in the user's home directory as the file
.ppurc. The file contains a serialized array of
preferences for each package that has been checked for updates so far.
Since version 0.7.0, you could also choose another directory and name for your preference file. Use then the optional parameter
The path to the file to read user's preferences from.
when user's preference file has no READ access right.
when user's preference file has invalid contents.
when user's preference file given by parameter
does not exist.
This function can not be called statically.
boolean - TRUE if the preferences were loaded successfully, FALSE otherwise.