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Bug #19908 Calling Release() on COM object throws exception
Submitted: 2002-10-14 13:25 UTC Modified: 2002-10-17 11:22 UTC
From: msisolak at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: COM related
PHP Version: 4.3.0-pre1 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-10-14 13:25 UTC] msisolak at yahoo dot com
Testing this code in 4.3.0-pre1:


$adodb = new COM("ADODB.Connection") or die("Cannot start ADO");


under ISAPI results in this error page for me:

Warning: (null)(): Invoke() failed: Exception occurred. Source: ADODB.Connection Description: Operation is not allowed when the object is closed. in c:\work\test.php on line 4

Warning: String is not zero-terminated (ZZZZZZZZ?̏*ZZZZ ) (source: c:\php-4.3.0pre1\ext\com\com.c:2112) in c:\work\test.php on line 4


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 [2002-10-16 18:54 UTC]
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this is an adodb issue, the exception is not thrown by php.
 [2002-10-17 08:56 UTC] msisolak at yahoo dot com
I don't believe this is an ADODB problem.  The same error happens if I do this:


$xml = new COM("MSXML.DOMDocument") or die("failed to create");

 [2002-10-17 10:50 UTC]
i already noticed this and working on a fix, sorry for bogusifying :)
 [2002-10-17 11:22 UTC]
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i already noticed this and working on a fix, sorry for bogusifying :)
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