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Bug #4305 OCIFetchInto adds spaces to strings
Submitted: 2000-05-03 14:08 UTC Modified: 2006-07-17 08:08 UTC
From: edink at proventum dot net Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: OCI8 related
PHP Version: 4.0 Release Candidate 1 OS: Linux 2.2 (RH 6.1)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-05-03 14:08 UTC] edink at proventum dot net
OCIFetchInto always returns strings as big as char field in the database. I have a char field which size is 30 and if I use OCIFetchInto I always get PHP strings of that exact size. If the DB field is not full I get strings padded with spaces.


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 [2000-05-03 21:05 UTC] thies at cvs dot php dot net
columns of type CHAR oracle ade filled up to their defined length with spaces by oracle.

i'll put on my todo to have a *flag*  to  trim them of on retrival.

no bug here - use VARCHAR instead of CHAR if you don't like the padding.

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