Subject Re: [firebird-php] Mandriva 2008.0 duff Firebird Driver
Author Lester Caine
Philippe Makowski wrote:
> Le 18/10/2007 22:07, Lester Caine a dit :
>> Philippe Makowski wrote:
>>> Lester Caine a écrit :
>>>> 2008.0 has shipped with the duff Firebird and interbase driver with the blob
>>>> id fault. So you have to use IBASE_TEXT in the ibase_fetch_row().
>>>> Now how do we go about getting the correct version in?
>>> what do you mean ?
>>> Mandriva rpm just build the driver from php sources
>> There was a fault in the php sources starting with 5.2.2 which meant that the
>> blob_id was returned corrupted. After much discussion on the PHP list the
>> problem has been fixed in the nightly builds for 4.2.4, but it seems to have
>> got lost somewhere. Unless it's only actually been fixed for the windows builds.
>> I never did get a proper explanation on why the particular section of code had
>> to be changed, but the original change had not even been tested :(
>> is the relevant bug - which would seem to
>> need opening again?
> yes
> or make a patch that we can put into the build process of the rpm

I need to check the 5.2.4 release for Windows as I'm still running a nightly
build but I need to get to bed as I'm up north tomorrow early upgrading one of
the remaining FB1/Windows sites to FB2/Linux over the weekend. I had hoped to
move to 2008.0 but I'll have to hold at 2007.1 at present :(

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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