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JFile/copy

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Description

Copies a file

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Syntax

copy($src, $dest, $path=null)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$src $src The path to the source file
$dest $dest The path to the destination file
$path null $path An optional base path to prefix to the file names

Returns

boolean True on success

Defined in

libraries/joomla/filesystem/file.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.filesystem.file' );

Source Body

function copy($src, $dest, $path = null)
{
        // Initialize variables
        jimport('joomla.client.helper');
        $FTPOptions = JClientHelper::getCredentials('ftp');
 
        // Prepend a base path if it exists
        if ($path) {
                $src = JPath::clean($path.DS.$src);
                $dest = JPath::clean($path.DS.$dest);
        }
 
        //Check src path
        if (!is_readable($src)) {
                JError::raiseWarning(21, 'JFile::copy: ' . JText::_('Cannot find or read file') . ": '$src'");
                return false;
        }
 
        if ($FTPOptions['enabled'] == 1) {
                // Connect the FTP client
                jimport('joomla.client.ftp');
                $ftp = & JFTP::getInstance($FTPOptions['host'], $FTPOptions['port'], null, $FTPOptions['user'], $FTPOptions['pass']);
 
                // If the parent folder doesn't exist we must create it
                if (!file_exists(dirname($dest))) {
                        jimport('joomla.filesystem.folder');
                        JFolder::create(dirname($dest));
                }
 
                //Translate the destination path for the FTP account
                $dest = JPath::clean(str_replace(JPATH_ROOT, $FTPOptions['root'], $dest), '/');
                if (!$ftp->store($src, $dest)) {
                        // FTP connector throws an error
                        return false;
                }
                $ret = true;
        } else {
                if (!@ copy($src, $dest)) {
                        JError::raiseWarning(21, JText::_('Copy failed'));
                        return false;
                }
                $ret = true;
        }
        return $ret;
}

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Examples

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