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Bug #7176 driver initialization failed
Submitted: 2000-10-13 04:02 UTC Modified: 2000-11-29 18:05 UTC
From: cja at arte dot ru Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: DBM/DBA related
PHP Version: 4.0.3 OS: Linux RH 6
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2000-10-13 04:02 UTC] cja at arte dot ru
"driver initialization failed" warning happened
when i tried to do 
smth like this
dba_open("./anybase.dbm", "c", "gdbm");
i compiled PHP with dba_support
and with --with-GDBM key...


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 [2000-11-27 06:17 UTC]
Please try latest snapshot from
and report back whether this works with it or not.

And add the WHOLE configure line you have used to this bug 


 [2000-11-29 18:05 UTC]
The user with which you run Apache  (?) with doesn't have write
access to the current directory. You can check this by changing
the path to /tmp/ e.g.  dba_open("/tmp/anybase.dbm", "c", "gdbm");
or making the current directory writeable for all (chmod a+w)

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