Bug 1126399 - basename() returns wrong result
Summary: basename() returns wrong result
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: php
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Remi Collet
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-08-04 10:39 UTC by David Anderson
Modified: 2015-06-30 01:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-30 01:06:25 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description David Anderson 2014-08-04 10:39:21 UTC
Description of problem:

PHP's basename() function returns the wrong result in certain cases (simple test case available).

The PHP developer responding to the relevant PHP bug says that PHP's basename() is just passing through to glibc's basename(), and that the bug is in glibc.

Please see: https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=62119

That bug references Debian, but the same issue is reproducible on Fedora 20:
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=67756 (I opened a new bug there because the original bug was reported against PHP 5.3, which is EOL-ed).

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2014-08-04 15:20:17 UTC
I think basename just calls strrchr, which is not locale dependent, so if PHP's basename is locale dependent, I don't see how the problem could be on the glibc side.

Comment 3 Siddhesh Poyarekar 2014-08-05 16:30:18 UTC
Doesn't look like there's a call to the basename function in the reproducer based on my crude test of running it in gdb, setting a breakpoint on basename() and running it.  Reassigning to php to get a reproducer that is definitely known to use the basename function.

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