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Old 01-04-2006, 08:14 AM   #1
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PHP/MYSQL problem. Rename of table-name solves the problem...

I am running a CentOS 4.2 with Apache 2.0 and PHP 4.3.9

The problem is I get a lot of php notice: undefined index, and the page does not show correctly.

The weird thing is if I copy a mysql table into a new one with a new name, and change the php-code to use the new table... It works !!

If I then rename the new table back to the old tablename it does not work again.

It works fine on another server (redhat 8.0) with apache 1.3 and php 4.3.8

I have even tried php.ini values from the server that works. This does not help.

I hope someone know whats going on, because I will be very sad of changing all my code to new tablenames.


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Would help to know the names ...

Anyway: MySQL allows for a couple of "stupid" table-names,
reserved words and the like. Most of the time you can fix
that by putting the names in quotes.

Old 01-06-2006, 07:24 AM   #3
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Some of the table-names are:


There are more, but have not tested all tables.

If I rename template_tags to template_tag, it works. It seems kind of weird to me ??

If I use print_r() after using a tablename that does not work I get weird output:

Array ( [] => 1 )

If I change table-name I get correct output with print_r() function.

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Old 01-06-2006, 08:07 AM   #4
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I have just tried to connect to the database with a mysql client. The SQL-queries I use in my code executes without errors here, so I think the problem is in php.


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