php – md5_file

md5_file

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

md5_file — Calculates the md5 hash of a given file

Description
string md5_file ( string $filename [, bool $raw_output] )

Calculates the MD5 hash of the file specified by the filename parameter using the » RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm, and returns that hash. The hash is a 32-character hexadecimal number.

Parameters

filename
The filename

raw_output
When TRUE, returns the digest in raw binary format with a length of 16. Defaults to FALSE.

Return Values
Returns a string on success, FALSE otherwise.

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