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Bug #16431 DB::connect() fails with Oracle, fix found
Submitted: 2002-04-04 12:17 UTC Modified: 2002-04-04 16:26 UTC
From: chengpan at attbi dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: PEAR related
PHP Version: 4.1.2 OS: Linux 2.4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-04-04 12:17 UTC] chengpan at attbi dot com
The DB::connect() function in file pear/DB/oci8.php in php-4.1.2 and php-4.2.0RC2 cannot connect to an Oracle database if one follows the order for the arguments for this function.  In this function, $dsninfo['hostspec'] is passed into OCILogon().  The correct parameter should be $dsninfo['database'].

The following output of diff shows a fix:

<     $database = $dsninfo['database'];
>     $hostspec = $dsninfo['hostspec'];
<     if ($database) {
<         $conn = @$connect_function($user,$pw,$database);
      if ($hostspec) {
>         $conn = @$connect_function($user,$pw,$hostspec);


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