[drupal-devel] OT: Binary data.
carl_mcdade at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 15 15:03:28 UTC 2005
Scratch that then. Second suggestion. Create a shared object in C and
call it from PHP. Caveat though writing C so for Zend engine is not for
the meek mild mannered C programmer. You have to be tough ;)
I have only done this on windows so I can't help you with Linux.
Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>> fgets and fread are binary safe as I know. But there is no function
>> calculate the binary size of the data. You have to do this manually.
>>From the User Contributed Notes on fwrite:
> note that fwrite() is binary-safe with strings only - you cannot write
> binary data with it (ie 32-bit integers, 1 (d)word etc)
> Trying to fwrite() an int will cause the int to be converted into
> string and
> then written as string.
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