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rename

(PHP 3, PHP 4 )

rename -- Renames a file

Description

bool rename ( string oldname, string newname)

Attempts to rename oldname to newname.

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example 1. Example with rename()

<?php
rename("/tmp/tmp_file.txt", "/home/user/login/docs/my_file.txt");
 ?>

Note: Prior to PHP 4.3.3, rename() could not rename files across partitions on *nix based systems.

See also copy(), unlink(), and move_uploaded_file().

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