Bug 486896 - PHP-DBA function dba_open results in Driver initialization failed using db4
PHP-DBA function dba_open results in Driver initialization failed using db4
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: php (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-02-22 20:22 EST by John Shreve
Modified: 2009-12-18 03:00 EST (History)
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Description John Shreve 2009-02-22 20:22:07 EST
Description of problem: Using php-dba function dba_open with a db4 database results in error  "Driver initialization failed for handler: db4"  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Create test.php  php script as follows:

$id = dba_open("test_dba", "c", "db4");

Note: file test_dba does not exist at this point

2.  In bash shell execute test script by entering
    "php test.php

Actual results:

Executing test.php script results in error:
PHP Warning:  dba_open(test_dba,c): Driver initialization failed for handler: db4

Expected results:

File test_dba should be created, since it does not exist.
If the file existed, the database should opened for read/write. 

Additional info:

All packages installed by yum.
Installed versions of relevant packages are:

php -
php-dba  -
db4   - 4.2.25-7.fc10
kernel -

platform -  AMD Phenom 9750 Quad core processor
            6gb PC6400 memory
Comment 1 Will 2009-03-26 20:57:43 EDT
Here is a report on PHP's bug forum
Comment 2 Remi Collet 2009-03-29 04:02:56 EDT
Please try php 5.2.8 available in updates-testing (or 5.2.9 in rawhide).

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