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Bug #16665 Multiple MySQL connections causes crash when result is passed thru a function
Submitted: 2002-04-17 13:37 UTC Modified: 2002-08-24 04:28 UTC
From: lance_rushing at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: MySQL related
PHP Version: 4.1.2 OS: Win 32 (XP home)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-04-17 13:37 UTC] lance_rushing at hotmail dot com
I have a little bit of code for db connecting

If I call this function more than once in the script (e.i. to connect to a 2nd database) php prompts Apache to send an error report using M$ bugreporting in XP.

The code crases using either mysql_pconnect or mysql_connect

function db_hostconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass) {
  $dbh = mysql_pconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass);
  // some code 
  return $dbh;

//still crashes
function db_hostconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass) {
  $dbh = mysql_pconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass);
  return $dbh;

function db_hostconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass) {
  return mysql_pconnect($host, $db_user, $db_pass);

It appears to be something with moving the database handle into a variable and then returning the variable.


When running a script that has more than one mysql_connect prompts apache to send an error report (using M$ bug report feature in XP).

Commenting out one of the connections takes care of the problem.


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 [2002-04-17 13:40 UTC] lance_rushing at hotmail dot com
Oops, forgot to say:

If I call the db_hostconnect more than once, then it causes the crash (about 80% of the time).  If I call the function once it works fine.
 [2002-07-07 22:09 UTC]
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