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Bug #39270 mysql_field_table() Doesnt Work With UNION Query
Submitted: 2006-10-26 19:19 UTC Modified: 2006-10-26 20:51 UTC
From: jkeller at fieldtechnologies dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: MySQL related
PHP Version: 5.1.6 OS: WinXp, Win 2003
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-10-26 19:19 UTC] jkeller at fieldtechnologies dot com
Can anyone else confirm that this function (mysql_field_table()) does NOT work with a mysql query using a UNION in the query?

Reproduce code:

//connect to db

$sql = "(SELECT id, first_name, last_name FROM employees) UNION ALL (SELECT id, first_name, last_name FROM inactive_employees) ORDER BY last_name ASC";

$result = mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error());
while($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result))
    echo "Table: " . mysql_field_table($result, 0);
    echo "Field: " . mysql_field_name($result, 0);     
    echo "Value: " . $row['id'];



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 [2006-10-26 20:51 UTC]
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