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Bug #5023 tmpfile() function broken on Win32
Submitted: 2000-06-14 07:56 UTC Modified: 2005-03-31 16:13 UTC
From: doug_Bridges at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Other
PHP Version: 3.0.16 OS: Win32
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-06-14 07:56 UTC] doug_Bridges at hotmail dot com
I am having a problem with the GD library on windows. When a php script tries to call ImageGIF, I get the error that PHP is unable to create a temporary file. PHP is using the tmpfile() command to create a temporary file. Unfortunately, tmpfile() has a bug when compiled using Microsoft Visual C++. The function tmpfile() will always create the temporary file in the root directory of the webserver. I obviously cannot have php creating a file in the root directory of my webserver. This function call is used several other times in the ftp and file functions.

Microsoft suggests correcting the problem by using tmpnam() and fopen(). The Microsoft bug report can be found at:


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