Php keyword halt compiler

Php keyword halt compiler


Use of halt compiler keyword in php


(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

__halt_compilerHalts the compiler execution


void __halt_compiler ( void )

Halts the execution of the compiler. This can be useful to embed data in PHP scripts, like the installation files.

Byte position of the data start can be determined by the __COMPILER_HALT_OFFSET__ constant which is defined only if there is a __halt_compiler() presented in the file.

Return Values

No value is returned.


Example #1 A __halt_compiler() example

// open this file
$fp = fopen(__FILE__, ‘r’);
// seek file pointer to data
fseek($fp, __COMPILER_HALT_OFFSET__);
// and output it
// the end of the script execution
__halt_compiler(); the installation data (eg. tar, gz, php, etc.)

__halt_compiler() can only be used from the outermost scope.

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