(PHP 3, PHP 4 )

is_link -- Tells whether the filename is a symbolic link


bool is_link ( string filename)

Returns TRUE if the filename exists and is a symbolic link.

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

Note: This function will not work on remote files as the file to be examined must be accessible via the servers filesystem.

See also is_dir(), is_file(), and readlink().