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Bug #19873 Unable to load dynamic library 'c:\php\php_interbase.dll' dialog box error.
Submitted: 2002-10-11 18:35 UTC Modified: 2002-10-11 18:40 UTC
From: jchollet at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: InterBase related
PHP Version: 4.2.3 OS: Windows XP Professional
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-10-11 18:35 UTC] jchollet at yahoo dot com
I'm trying to make a connection to an Interbase 5 database with the following code:

	$dbh = ibase_connect('localhost:c:\interbase5\tutorial\tutorial.gdb', 'tutor', 'tutor4ib');
	$stmt = 'SELECT * FROM Country';
	$sth = ibase_query($dbh, $stmt);
	//while ($row = ibase_fetch_object($sth)) {
	//	echo $row->email, "\n";

NOTE: The lines as comments are for testing purposes.

My problem is I get a dialog box with the following error message:

Unable to load dynamic library 'c:\php\php_interbase.dll'.

I made sure the extensions path is correct and the php_interbase.dll line isn't commented in php.ini like this:

extension_dir = c:\php\extensions\


I have been looking for a way to fix this on the web but I haven't found anything. Does this only work with Interbase 6?


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 [2002-10-11 18:40 UTC]
Sorry, but your problem does not imply a bug in PHP itself.  For a
list of more appropriate places to ask for help using PHP, please
visit as this bug system is not the
appropriate forum for asking support questions. 

Thank you for your interest in PHP.

Look here:

You need the extra dll...

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