[PHP4BETA] php4+freetds, off-by-1 truncation
mpeppler at peppler.org
Fri Dec 3 21:11:34 EST 1999
rasmus at php.net writes:
> > Ok, this one is fixed and in CVS. Or you can patch your local copy
> > thusly:
> > In src/tds/convert.c function tds_convert_any() change
> > return(strlen(dest));
> > to
> > return (strlen(dest)+1);
> > What happens is PHP uses length binding, which for strings should include
> > the null as well as the characters in the string. So, PHP cuts off what
> > it thinks in the NULL but is actually the last character. sqsh and
> > DBD::Sybase don't seem to rely on length binding and were uneffected by
> > this bug.
> Hrm, doesn't this mean that DBD::Sybase and sqsh are not 8-bit clean then?
No. I just use ct_bind() and let the internals do whatever they have
to. Exactly why this works for me and not for you I don't know...
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