[thelist] phpMyAdmin for dummies...

genghis at members.evolt.org genghis at members.evolt.org
Thu Mar 22 11:05:53 CST 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of John Corry
> Sent: 22 March 2001 16:42
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Cc: Daniel J. Cody
> Subject: [thelist] phpMyAdmin for dummies...
> Hi Guys.
> I'm on vacation for the next two weeks...hanging out in Santa Fe for a few
> days, then going boardign up at Telluride...WOO-HOO!
> Man, I forgot how slow dial-up is :(
> Anyway, I'm trying to use the free time to explore php/mySQL a
> little more,
> an hopefully write some routines I can use on real sites that I work on. I
> have my members.evolt.org database all set up, but am trying to
> configure my
> laptop as a local enironment so I can work in the car between SF and
> Telluride.
> I'm running IIS 5 on Win2K Professional, with php 4.x and mysql shareware
> 3.2something.
> Most everything in PHPMyAdmin works, but I'm having trouble
> uploading a text
> file to populate my tables. The feature's there...I did it on the
> server...just can't get it to work on my setup.
> When I 'insert textfile into table' the dialog/form comes up. I choose a
> file, select 'replace', choos ',' as the delimiter, and leave everything
> else blank. But when I hit submit, mySQL gives me an error: MySQL
> said: File
> 'c:phpuploadtempphp19.tmp'

Sounds like PHPMyAdmin's config has a normal path like


but it needs the slashes escaped


How exactly you escape things with PHP on Win32 depends
on the PHP app's method of parsing strings :-(   But clearly
the backslashes are being stripped out.

jh (newcomer to PHP so this might be bollocks, but give it a try)

John Handelaar

T +44 20 7209 4117       M +44 7930 681789
F +44 870 169 7657   E john at userfrenzy.com

More information about the thelist mailing list