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Bug #42797 is_resource does not report MySQLi resource as valid resource type
Submitted: 2007-09-29 10:50 UTC Modified: 2007-09-30 13:03 UTC
From: sakis at gousios dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: MySQLi related
PHP Version: 5.2.4 OS: WINDOWS XP SP2
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2007-09-29 10:50 UTC] sakis at gousios dot com
is_resource($db) does not report MySQLi resource as valid resource type

Also, the MySQLi resource type is not mentioned as a resource type in ANNEX M.

Reproduce code:
//after a valid connect where everything else works fine
if (is_resource($db))
  echo "OK";
  echo "NOT OK";

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2007-09-30 13:03 UTC]
Thank you for taking the time to write to us, but this is not
a bug. Please double-check the documentation available at and the instructions on how to report
a bug at

MySQLi uses objects as storage contianer not resources, even when 
using the procedural API therefore the output is expected.
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