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Bug #74958 ScanDir Have Problem with UTF8 Character in Linux
Submitted: 2017-07-20 21:03 UTC Modified: 2017-07-23 21:32 UTC
Avg. Score:4.9 ± 0.3
Reproduced:7 of 7 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (28.6%)
Same OS:1 (14.3%)
From: global dot ninety at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 7.1.7 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2017-07-20 21:03 UTC] global dot ninety at gmail dot com
scandir Have Problem with UTF8 Character

Please check this image:

my folders and files name is UTF8 character (Farsi).

i need scan directorys for get list files with ScanDir , but this function have problem with UTF8 name.

Tested Information: (i have linux host in HostUpon)
System: Linux 2.6.32-673.8.1.lve1.4.3.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Feb 10 08:57:30 EST 2016 x86_64 
PHP Version: 7.1.7

Test script:
$files = scanDirectories('files');

public static function scanDirectories($rootDir, $allData=array()) {
        $invisibleFileNames = array(".", "..");
        $dirContent = scandir($rootDir);
        foreach($dirContent as $key => $content) {
            $path = $rootDir.'/'.$content;
            if(!in_array($content, $invisibleFileNames)) {
                if(Self::isFile($path)) {
                    $allData[] = $path;
                }elseif(Self::isDir($path)) {
                    $allData = Self::scanDirectories($path, $allData);
        return $allData;

    public static function isDir($path)
        $result = pathinfo($path);
        if (!array_key_exists("extension",$result))
            return true;
            return false;

    public static function isFile($path)
        $result = pathinfo($path);
        if (array_key_exists("extension",$result))
            return true;
            return false;


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 [2017-07-23 21:32 UTC]
To help diagnose what's happening here, could you provide the output of this loop where you are currently using print_r() to produce what's in the image?

foreach (scandir($dir) as $file) {

Basically, the urlencode() will help us make sense to what *is* showing up in the filename instead of what you expect.
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