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Bug #61618 GeoIP City Edition has invalid filename
Submitted: 2012-04-04 08:13 UTC Modified: 2012-04-04 23:21 UTC
From: max at kriegt dot es Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: geoip (PECL)
PHP Version: 5.4.0 OS: Debian 6.0.1
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2012-04-04 08:13 UTC] max at kriegt dot es
The GeoIP City Edition, Rev 1 has an invalid filename.
The File provided by maxmind is named "GeoLiteCity.dat", in 
geoip_db_get_all_info(); we get "GeoIPCity.dat".

I just created a symlink called "GeoIPCity.dat" pointing on "GeoLiteCity.dat" and 
it worked as it should.

Test script:
$databases = geoip_db_get_all_info();
$geoLiteCity = $databases[2];

print $geoLiteCity['filename'] . PHP_EOL;

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2012-04-04 08:14 UTC] max at kriegt dot es
Expected result:
 [2012-04-04 08:15 UTC] max at kriegt dot es
-Status: Open +Status: Closed
 [2012-04-04 08:15 UTC] max at kriegt dot es
I recently realized that the non-Lite version provides GeoIPCity.dat...
 [2012-04-04 23:21 UTC]
-Status: Closed +Status: Not a bug
 [2012-04-04 23:21 UTC]
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