Subject Re: PHP5RC3
Author Lester Caine
Ard Biesheuvel wrote:

> The function ibase_timefmt() has been removed from PHP5, because it
> didn't do anything ini_set() cannot do. The implementation of
> ibase_timefmt() added three malloc()'s/free()'s to every request
> init/shutdown, so it had to be changed anyway. Instead of turning it
> into a crippled version of ini_set() [which, in addition to what
> ibase_timefmt() does, returns the previous value of the .ini-directive],
> I decided to remove it altogether.
> So instead of
> ibase_timefmt("<format>", IBASE_[TIMESTAMP|DATE|TIME])
> you can just do
> ini_set("ibase.[timestamp|date|time]format", "<format>")
> This will be in the Release Notes when PHP5 is final.

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services