[geeklog-devel] Interesting bug - path collision

Joe Mucchiello joe at ThrowingDice.com
Wed Sep 3 19:39:48 EDT 2008

Would allow who to differentiate? We're talking about a call to 
include_once. We can't change the implementation. How do you add a 
regex to the following code to force include_once to only load the 
capitalized Mail.php in the PEAR directory?

At 02:37 AM 9/3/2008, Michael Jervis wrote:

>     include_once( 'Mail.php' );
>     include_once( 'Mail/RFC822.php' );

At 05:32 PM 9/3/2008, Damien Hodgkin wrote:
>The regex would allow you to differentiate from the capitalized Mail.php and
>the lower case mail.php.
>On Wednesday 03 September 2008 05:04:56 pm Joe Mucchiello wrote:
> > At 04:15 PM 9/3/2008, Damien Hodgkin wrote:
> > >How about adding a small check to see if your running on a windows
> > >system, and
> > >then make sure the correct file is included by doing a regex on the file
> > > name to make sure it is Mail.php and not mail.php.
> > >
> > >You can use case to your advantage on a windows system, it's just a matter
> > > of how you do it, what tools you utilize and think outside of the four
> > > paned window ;)
> >
> > How would that work? The problem is we want to open the PEAR Mail.php
> > but there is a mail.php in the current working directory. What will a
> > regex do to stop the OS from finding the file mail.php when we ask to
> > open the file Mail.php? It's not like you can rewrite how include_once
> > works.

Joe Mucchiello
Throwing Dice Games

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