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ibase_blob_import

Create blob, copy file in it, and close it (PHP 4, PHP 5)
string ibase_blob_import ( resource link_identifier, resource file_handle )
string ibase_blob_import ( resource file_handle )

This function creates a BLOB, reads an entire file into it, closes it and returns the assigned BLOB id.

Parameters

link_identifier

An InterBase link identifier. If omitted, the last opened link is assumed.

file_handle

The file handle is a handle returned by fopen().

Return Values

Returns the BLOB id on success, or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example 680. ibase_blob_import() example

<?php
$dbh
= ibase_connect($host, $username, $password);
$filename = '/tmp/bar';

$fd = fopen($filename, 'r');
if (
$fd) {

   
$blob = ibase_blob_import($dbh, $fd);
   
fclose($fd);

   if (!
is_string($blob)) {
       
// import failed
   
} else {
       
$query = "INSERT INTO foo (name, data) VALUES ('$filename', ?)";
       
$prepared = ibase_prepare($dbh, $query);
       if (!
ibase_execute($prepared, $blob)) {
           
// record insertion failed
       
}
   }
} else {
   
// unable to open the data file
}
?>