Gathers the statistics of the file opened by the file
handle. This function is similar to the
stat() function except that it operates
on an open file pointer instead of a filename.
Returns an array with the statistics of the file; the format of the array is described in detail on the stat() manual page.
Example 1. fstat() example
The above example will output something similar to:
Note: This function will not work on remote files as the file to be examined must be accessible via the servers filesystem.