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PHP PharData::offsetSet

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(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PECL phar >= 2.0.0)

PharData::offsetSetSet the contents of a file within the tar/zip to those of an external file or string


void PharData::offsetSet ( string $offset , string $value )

This is an implementation of the ArrayAccess interface allowing direct manipulation of the contents of a tar/zip archive using array access brackets. offsetSet is used for modifying an existing file, or adding a new file to a tar/zip archive.



The filename (relative path) to modify in a tar or zip archive.


Content of the file.

Return Values

No return values.


Throws PharException if there are any problems flushing changes made to the tar/zip archive to disk.


Example #1 A PharData::offsetSet() example

offsetSet should not be accessed directly, but instead used via array access with the [] operator.

= new PharData('/path/to/my.tar');
try {
// calls offsetSet
$p['file.txt'] = 'Hi there';
} catch (
Exception $e) {
'Could not modify file.txt:'$e;

See Also

  • Phar::offsetSet() - Set the contents of an internal file to those of an external file