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Bug #15236 include() bug
Submitted: 2002-01-26 16:54 UTC Modified: 2002-01-26 19:16 UTC
From: dev at myesys dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: IIS related
PHP Version: 4.1.1 OS: win2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-01-26 16:54 UTC] dev at myesys dot com
   when I try to include an external include file with the line <? include(""); ?> under IIS PHP returns me:

Warning: Failed opening '' for inclusion (include_path='.;..') 

on my Linux/Apache host the same same line work fine, but the file is on the same server.

my php.ini lines for that problem are:
allow_url_fopen = on;

We are suppose to be able to access external http or ftp file by enable allow_url_fopen = on; or may be we cannot?

Thank for help


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 [2002-01-26 17:59 UTC] dev at myesys dot com
Ok, I have resolve my problem myself. 
We cannot open extenal file on WINNT like they say at

But I really need to open remote files on WINNT, it's a question of compatibility between System (I create new kind of generic http fonctions with include()) and for me it's really a bug from PHP. PHP codes should work the same on NT or Unix. 

Thank you and please put this request on the list of thing to implement on the next WINNT PHP version.
 [2002-01-26 19:16 UTC]
..and it is completely wrong to use include() for this. try fopen().
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