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Old February 10th, 2005, 11:09 PM
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Default problem with uploading blob data to MySQL DB

Hello, I have a very simple routine for inserting blob data (a jpg) into a MySQL database. I have this page deployed on both my local - WINDOWS server, and my production FreeBSD UNIX server. Both of these implementations point at the same production MySQL server. Running the routine from my local server inserts the BLOB with no problems into the DB, however runing the same exact script from the production server produces the following results:

Warning: fopen(C:\test\test.jpg): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /urs/www/users/millersh/admin/Edit.php on line 25

The strange this is how this works great on my local windows server. Obviously there is a php value or something that needs to be configured on the production (UNIX) server - I have already tried the following:

php_value magic_quotes_gpc "1" and also "On"
php_value upload_max_filesize "10M"
php_value file_uploads "1" and also "On"
php_value upload_tmp_dir "/usr/www/users/millersh/temp/" (this directory has write access on the server)

The windows server PHP info is as follows:

The UNIX php info is as follows:

PLEASE HELP!!!! I thank you kindly in advance.
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  May a venture a guess ... is your development server also the same box you are testing it from? Here is what I think is going on ... after the file is uploaded you have two variables:

$_FILES['userfile']['name'] <-- original filename
$_FILES['userfile']['tmp_name'] <-- file name on server

 Based on the error you are getting, it looks like you are trying to:

    fopen($_FILES['userfile']['name'] );

instead of

     fopen($_FILES['userfile']['tmp_name'] );

That is why you are showing a Windows-style path on the UNIX server in the error message.
Such a thing would work on the development server if you were testing from a browser on the same box, because


 Would exist on that system. But not from the upload, it would already be there. It has to be, or else you wouldn't have been able to upload it!

Meredith Shaebanyan

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