1 file.inc file_validate_name_length(File $file)

Checks for files with names longer than can be stored in the database.


File $file: A file entity.

Return value

An array. If the file name is too long, it will contain an error message.:

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core/includes/file.inc, line 1800
API for handling file uploads and server file management.


function file_validate_name_length(File $file) {
  $errors = array();

  if (empty($file->filename)) {
    $errors[] = t("The file's name is empty. Please give a name to the file.");
  if (strlen($file->filename) > 240) {
    $errors[] = t("The file's name exceeds the 240 characters limit. Please rename the file and try again.");
  return $errors;