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Bug #61044 invalid PHP_BINDIR
Submitted: 2012-02-10 13:42 UTC Modified: 2012-02-11 11:10 UTC
Votes:5
Avg. Score:4.4 ± 0.8
Reproduced:5 of 5 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:4 (80.0%)
From: bugzilla33 at gmail dot com Assigned: pajoye
Status: Assigned Package: Unknown/Other Function
PHP Version: 5.4.0RC7 OS: win 7
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 [2012-02-10 13:42 UTC] bugzilla33 at gmail dot com
Description:
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Install php in folder c:\Php5
As module apache

Test script:
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<?php
 print(PHP_BINDIR);
 phpinfo();
?>

Expected result:
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c:\Php5

Actual result:
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c:\Php

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 [2012-02-10 18:05 UTC] anon at anon dot anon
He's right. This seems to be totally broken on Windows:

C:\>server\php\php.exe --version
PHP 5.3.2 (cli) (built: Mar  3 2010 19:40:13)
Copyright (c) 1997-2010 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2010 Zend Technologies
    with Xdebug v2.1.0, Copyright (c) 2002-2010, by Derick Rethans

C:\>server\php\php.exe -r "echo PHP_BINDIR";
C:\php5
 [2012-02-10 22:19 UTC] johannes@php.net
This is defined while compiling PHP (prefix-option from compile.js), the way to fix this would be to do some run-time detection, not sure whether there's a proper way.
 [2012-02-10 22:19 UTC] johannes@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -Assigned To: +Assigned To: pajoye
 [2012-02-11 08:30 UTC] rk at srsbiz dot pl
It is not only Windows problem:

root@core /# /root/src/php5.4-201202102030/sapi/cli/php -r 'echo PHP_BINDIR . PHP_EOL;';
/usr/local/php54/bin
root@core /#

It always point to directory provided in --prefix at compile time.
 [2012-02-11 11:10 UTC] johannes@php.net
rk, that is correct, but on non-Windows you usually don't relocate the installation. Either you install using your package manager or by compiling yourself with a proper prefix, everything else is unsupported. On Windows we have the installer (which defaults to c:\program files\php (system dependent)) and the zip where people almost certainly won't use c:\php
 [2012-07-24 17:25 UTC] martin dot leucht at gmail dot com
Just to mention: On my configuration (PHP 5.4.4, Win 7) at least the value for 
PHP_BINARY is correct. Maybe this helps to create a work-around.
 
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