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Bug #24317 chdir doesn't affect dba_open
Submitted: 2003-06-24 12:01 UTC Modified: 2003-06-28 09:46 UTC
From: steveb at talltree dot com Assigned: helly (profile)
Status: Closed Package: DBM/DBA related
PHP Version: 4.3.2 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-06-24 12:01 UTC] steveb at talltree dot com
Apparently, dba_open doesn't respect chdir in Windows 32.  I filed this against IIS only because I believe it's Win32 specific - this problem doesn't reproduce on my web hosting provider's Linux/Apache server (running php 4.1).  I don't think this bug has anything to do with the IIS server, as it reproduces from the CLI.

I also observed that on the Unix box, dba_open("foo","w") will create "foo" if it doesn't exist, whereas on my Windows box you need to specify "n" or "c" to create a file.  Don't know whether that's a version difference or a bug.

Reproduce code:
To reproduce:

    fopen( "textfile", "w" );
    dba_open( "database", "n", "db3" );

Expected result:
"textfile" and "database" should both be created in "subdir".

Actual result:
"textfile" gets created in "subdir", but "database" is created in the parent directory.


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 [2003-06-26 12:04 UTC]
If fopen() works, but dba_open() doesn't it's definately some DBA problem.

 [2003-06-28 09:46 UTC]
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