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Bug #68750 PDOMysql with mysqlnd does not allow the usage of named pipes
Submitted: 2015-01-05 15:54 UTC Modified: 2015-01-15 17:32 UTC
From: steffen at howarts dot info Assigned: ab (profile)
Status: Closed Package: PDO MySQL
PHP Version: 5.6.4 OS: Windows 8.1 6.3.9600
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2015-01-05 15:54 UTC] steffen at howarts dot info
Mysql Server configured so that you can't use the default socket:

Connecting like isn't possible:

//this is the way it works with libmysql (with patch):
new PDO("mysql:host=.;unix_socket=abcdef") 

//this is the way how it works with mysqlnd (with patch):
//This seems to be very slow (5000ms without networking, while
//libmysql results in 20ms - which is probably a different bug)
new PDO("mysql:host=.;unix_socket=\\\\.\\pipe\\abcdef")

TLDR: The bug is that PDO mysql only checks 
for the unix-specific case of
while mysqlnd expects an explicit . for windows named pipes.


PDO_MYSQLWin32-001.patch (last revision 2015-01-05 15:55 UTC by steffen at howarts dot info)

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 [2015-01-12 11:55 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2015-01-12 11:55 UTC]

thanks for the patch. For the functionality it looks plausible, but I think using the "unix_socket" to pass a pipe is misleading. This should be called accordingly like "pipe" and only be available on Windows. But with such a change it'd probably aim master.

 [2015-01-12 12:26 UTC] steffen at howarts dot info
-Status: Feedback +Status: Open
 [2015-01-12 12:26 UTC] steffen at howarts dot info
It not really is when the mysqlnd driver is expecting it as such:
The variable in mysqlnd.c is explicitly named: "socket_or_pipe"

The whole mysql source tree shows this pattern as using the unix_socket as named pipe under windows.
 [2015-01-15 15:49 UTC]
Yes, internally. But i'm talking about how it's represented to outside, IMHO should be like

new PDO("mysql:host=.;named_pipe=\\\\.\\pipe\\abcdef")

But agreed, better to fix it now as is and maybe rename in master then. I'm going to apply your patch then.

 [2015-01-15 17:32 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: ab
 [2015-01-15 17:32 UTC]
Applied in 7c9633412e1598495dfe547071a2a1481bfc052b.

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