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Doc Bug #25910 Error in example 1 in the mysql_fetch_field doco
Submitted: 2003-10-19 11:11 UTC Modified: 2003-10-19 16:56 UTC
From: dissent at 0--0 dot org Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Documentation problem
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 [2003-10-19 11:11 UTC] dissent at 0--0 dot org
Description:
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In the english version of the manual, the documentation for mysql_fetch_field, there's an error in example 1.  The second line in the while loop should use $i, not $result.

The line

       $meta = mysql_fetch_field($result);

Should be:

       $meta = mysql_fetch_field($i);
 

Expected result:
----------------
while ($i < mysql_num_fields($result)) {
       echo "Information for column $i:<br />\n";
       $meta = mysql_fetch_field($i);
       if (!$meta) {
       echo "No information available<br />\n";
}

Actual result:
--------------
while ($i < mysql_num_fields($result)) {
       echo "Information for column $i:<br />\n";
       $meta = mysql_fetch_field($result);
       if (!$meta) {
       echo "No information available<br />\n";
}

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 [2003-10-19 11:49 UTC] ali@php.net
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 [2003-10-19 16:56 UTC] didou@php.net
This correction is bogus. The example was just fine.
 
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