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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006



xdiff_file_patch_binary --  Patch a file with a binary diff


bool xdiff_file_patch_binary ( string file, string patch, string dest )

xdiff_file_patch_binary() patches file file with binary patch in file patch and stores result in file dest.

Note: Both files (file and patch) will be loaded into memory so ensure that your memory_limit is set high enough.

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example 1. xdiff_file_patch_binary() example

The following code applies binary diff to a file.

$old_version = 'archive-1.0.tgz';
$patch = 'archive.bpatch';

$result = xdiff_file_patch_binary($old_version, $patch, 'archive-1.1.tgz');
if ($result) {
   echo "File patched";
} else {
   echo "File couldn't be patched";


See also xdiff_string_patch_binary().

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006