[geeklog-devel] Strange storage of strings (and other data) in gl_conf_values

Dirk Haun dirk at haun-online.de
Mon Mar 3 14:10:07 EST 2008

Blank, Jessica wrote:

>In gl_conf_values, strings
>aren't stored as 'foo', they're stored like 's:3:"foo";', where 3 is the
>length of the string 'foo'.

That's PHP's serialisation format. I guess the motivation was that the
db field can contain things other than strings and so it adds a little

Correct, Aaron?

bye, Dirk


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