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at July 28, 2010 07:42 by fackz

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// Define the folder to clean
// (keep trailing slashes)
$captchaFolder  = 'temp/';
// Filetypes to check (you can also use *.*)
$fileTypes      = '*.jpg';
// Here you can define after how many
// minutes the files should get deleted
$expire_time    = 20; 
// Find all files of the given file type
foreach (glob($captchaFolder . $fileTypes) as $Filename) {
    // Read file creation time
    $FileCreationTime = filectime($Filename);
    // Calculate file age in seconds
    $FileAge = time() - $FileCreationTime; 
    // Is the file older than the given time span?
    if ($FileAge > ($expire_time * 60)){
        // Now do something with the olders files...
        print "The file $Filename is older than $expire_time minutes\n";
        // For example deleting files:

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This example shows how to delete specific files after a given time span.
This works good for cleaning cached files.

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Delete temporary files

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