(PHP 3, PHP 4 >= 4.0.0)

fileowner -- Gets file owner


int fileowner ( string filename)

Returns the user ID of the owner of the file, or FALSE in case of an error. The user ID is returned in numerical format, use posix_getpwuid() to resolve it to a username.

The results of this function are cached. See clearstatcache() for more details.

This function will not work on remote files; the file to be examined must be accessible via the server's filesystem.

Note: This function is not implemented on Windows platforms.