1 file.inc file_destination($destination, $replace)

Determines the destination path for a file.

Parameters

$destination: A string specifying the desired final URI or filepath.

$replace: Replace behavior when the destination file already exists.

Return value

The destination filepath, or FALSE if the file already exists and FILE_EXISTS_ERROR is specified.

Throws

RuntimeException Thrown if the filename contains invalid UTF-8.

Related topics

File

core/includes/file.inc, line 1029
API for handling file uploads and server file management.

Code

function file_destination($destination, $replace) {
  $basename = backdrop_basename($destination);
  if (!backdrop_validate_utf8($basename)) {
    throw new RuntimeException(sprintf("Invalid filename '%s'", $basename));
  }
  if (file_exists($destination)) {
    switch ($replace) {
      case FILE_EXISTS_REPLACE:
        // Do nothing here, we want to overwrite the existing file.
        break;

      case FILE_EXISTS_RENAME:
        $directory = backdrop_dirname($destination);
        $destination = file_create_filename($basename, $directory);
        break;

      case FILE_EXISTS_ERROR:
        // Error reporting handled by calling function.
        return FALSE;
    }
  }
  return $destination;
}