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Bug #45115 Problem with fgets and \ followed by n
Submitted: 2008-05-28 12:44 UTC Modified: 2008-07-13 15:10 UTC
From: gabriel dot magniez at steria dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Streams related
PHP Version: 5.2.6 OS: Linux (Debian)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2008-05-28 12:44 UTC] gabriel dot magniez at steria dot com
Description:
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When I read a stream line by line with the function fgets, this function seems to interprete the two characters "\" followed by "n" as the "\n" (end of line) character.
My problem is that I attemp to read a shell script which contains these two characters but I would like that fgets don't transform these into the control character "\n".

Reproduce code:
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$str = fgets($this->stream)

Expected result:
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Only on line (ex: echo "abc\ndef")

Actual result:
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Two lines:
echo "abc
def"


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 [2008-07-13 15:10 UTC] jani@php.net
Don't use fgets() then, use fread().
 
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