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Cutting line from a file by Bram Heerink
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<?php

// this function strips a specific line from a file
// if no linenumber is specified, last line is stripped
// if a line is stripped, functions returns True else false
// 
// e.g.
// cutline('foo.txt'); // strip last line
// cutline('foo.txt',1); // strip first line


function cutline($filename,$line_no=-1) {

$strip_return=FALSE;

$data=file($filename);
$pipe=fopen($filename,'w');
$size=count($data);

if(
$line_no==-1$skip=$size-1;
else 
$skip=$line_no-1;

for(
$line=0;$line<$size;$line++)
if(
$line!=$skip)
fputs($pipe,$data[$line]);
else
$strip_return=TRUE;

return 
$strip_return;
}

?>

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