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Monitor a collection of files in a directory for changes
FAM Functions
PHP Manual


(PHP 5 <= 5.0.5)

fam_monitor_collectionMonitor a collection of files in a directory for changes


resource fam_monitor_collection ( resource $fam , string $dirname , int $depth , string $mask )

Requests monitoring for a collection of files within a directory.

A FAM event will be generated whenever the status of the files change. The possible event codes are described in detail in the constants part of this section.



A resource representing a connection to the FAM service returned by fam_open()


Directory path to the monitored files


The maximum search depth starting from this directory


A shell pattern mask restricting the file names to look for

Return Values

Returns a monitoring resource or FALSE on errors.

See Also

FAM Functions
PHP Manual