In which situations it is recommended to use the PHP constant “PHP_EOL”?

Damian99Damian99 USA
edited February 2014 in PHP

When should we the constant PHP_EOL?


  • The main use of this constant is Operating System dependent.
    Windows uses CR+LF, Linux uses LF and MAC uses CR.

    It can matter in case of text files line returns, in how to handle new lines properly.

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