Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 299511
PHP imageftbbox() requires "optional" fifth argument
Last modified: 2012-06-22 09:43:23 EDT
Description of problem:
The imageftbbox() function requires 4 arguments, with an optional fifth
argument. Due to a bug, the fifth argument is required. This was fixed in PHP
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. PHP script that calls imageftbbox() with 4 arguments
PHP Warning: Wrong parameter count for imageftbbox()
Normal output of function
Getting around this bug requires passing an array (can be empty) as a fifth
argument. However, if using prefab PHP scripts, this requires custom
modification to the script. This may not be possible in certain cases
("encoded" PHP scripts), making the only options a custom "wrapper" for this
function, or upgrading PHP to a version not provided by Red Hat for v3. None of
these are acceptable options.
Should be a simple bugfix to backport and include, particularly if a bugfix or
security release is being made for other reasons.
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If this bug had been fixed 5 years ago, that would've been useful, but I think that closing it WONTFIX now is acceptable.
That said, I hope that this is an unfortunate exception, and not representative of Red Hat policy or methodology for managing workload of bug queues, i.e. ignoring the bug for 5 years until it's past EOL.
macker, I'm sorry to have disappointed you there.
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