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Bug #7971 Unable to open web sites using fope()n command
Submitted: 2000-11-25 15:46 UTC Modified: 2001-08-10 17:01 UTC
From: sksarkar at eos dot ncsu dot edu Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Sockets related
PHP Version: 4.0.3pl1 OS: BSD 4.0
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2000-11-25 15:46 UTC] sksarkar at eos dot ncsu dot edu
**This is the code **
<?
// Headlines Grabber by Neil Moomey, www.neilmoomey.com.
// You are free to use this code as you wish.
// Make sure you get permission from any web sites you grab code from.
// You may want to write the headlines to a file on your server to speed things up.
 
// Grab source code from a file or web site
if(!($myFile=fopen("http://www.php.net","r")))
{
echo "The news interface is down for maintenance.";
exit;
}
while(!feof($myFile))
{
// Read each line and add to $myLine
$myLine.=fgets($myFile,255);
}
fclose($myFile);
// Extract everything between start and end.  You need to include these lines
//in the headlines or pick some unique  substring in the html to mark the start 
//and end of the news.
$start="<!---START OF HEADLINES--->";
$end="<!---END OF HEADLINES--->";
$start_position=strpos($myLine, $start);
$end_position=strpos($myLine, $end)+strlen($end);
$length=$end_position-$start_position;
$myLine=substr($myLine, $start_position, $length);
// Display HTML
echo $myLine;

?>
**end of code**

**error message**
Warning: fopen("http://www.php.net","r") - Undefined error: 0 in /var/apache/htdocs/news/parse_site4.php on line 8
The news interface is down for maintenance.
**end of error message**

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 [2001-04-16 06:22 UTC] jmoore@php.net
the fopen wrappers do not currently handle redirects (unless this has been correct) use http://www.php.net/ and it will work.

- James
 [2001-08-10 17:01 UTC] jeroen@php.net
It currently does, since 4.0.5
 
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