fclose

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

fclose -- Closes an open file pointer

Description

bool fclose ( resource handle )

The file pointed to by handle is closed.

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

The file pointer must be valid, and must point to a file successfully opened by fopen() or fsockopen().

Example 1. A simple fclose() example

<?php

  $handle
= fopen('somefile.txt', 'r');

  
fclose($handle);

?>