Net_NNTP::selectGroup()

Net_NNTP::selectGroup() – select a newsgroup

Synopsis

require_once 'Net/NNTP.php';

array Net_NNTP::selectGroup ( string $newsgroup )

Description

Selects a specific newsgroup on the news server

Parameter

  • string $newsgroup - Name of the newsgroup to access

Return value

array - If the newsgroup exists an array containing the message number of the first (array key: ['first'] ) and the last message id (array key: ['last'] ) or a PEAR_Error, if fail.

Throws

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL Different error messages The messages are directly passed from the news server, in the most cases caused by calling a non existing article Check the article ID or if your are still connected to the server ( Net_NNTP::isConnected())

Note

This function can not be called statically.

Example

Using selectGroup()

<?php
...
$ret $nntp->connect("news.php.net");
if( 
PEAR::isError($ret)) {
 
// handle error
} else {
 
// success
 
$data $nntp->selectGroup("php.pear.dev");
 
// Print the count of articles
 
echo "Count: "$data['last'] - $data['first'];
}
?>
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Last updated: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 — Download Documentation
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