helpers to manipulate files, path and directories

v1.8.4 2018-10-19 10:02 UTC


Some utilities to manipulate files, directories and paths.


You can install it from Composer. In your project:

composer require "jelix/file-utilities"


The File class allows you to read and write file contents. write() method allows to change the content of an existing file by not writing into it directly, avoiding write lock.

The Directory class allows to delete recursively content of a directory, and even to do it without deleteting some specific files.

For both File and Directory classes, chmod values can be set globally or specifically, when they create a file or a directory.

The Path class allows to cleanup a path, to resolve a path against an other, or to get the shortest path between to path. All of its methods works on path string and do not rely on the file system. So paths can represent files/directories that do not exist.


Most of methods of first version of the classes come originally from the jFile class of Jelix 1.6.