exit — Output a message and terminate the current script
Terminates execution of the script.
is a string, this function prints the
just before exiting.
is an integer, that
value will also be used as the exit status. Exit statuses should be in
the range 0 to 254, the exit status 255 is reserved by PHP and shall
not be used. The status 0 is used to terminate the program
PHP >= 4.2.0 does NOT print the status
if it is an integer.
No value is returned.
Example #1 exit() example
$filename = '/path/to/data-file'; $file = fopen($filename, 'r') or exit("unable to open file ($filename)");
Example #2 exit() status example
//exit program normally exit; exit(); exit(0);
//exit with an error code exit(1); exit(0376); //octal
Note: Because this is a
language construct and not a function, it cannot be called using
This language construct is equivalent to die().