[thelist] Force same PHP include several times on a page

Matt McKeon matt at camadro.com
Fri Apr 25 08:16:27 CDT 2008

Stefan Schwarzer wrote:
> Hi there,
> it seems PHP5 is handling a file include differently than PHP4. I just  
> migrated, and in one of my apps, I have an include for a specific PHP  
> file (which loads a couple of complex SQL query builds) several times  
> on the same page. I guess it's not very efficient; instead it would be  
> wiser to build a function instead. But.... don't want to touch the  
> code for the moment.
> Now, with PHP4, it loads the include only once. But ignores the other  
> include-commands.
> Anything I can do about?
> Thanks for any hints!
> Stef

You probably should check out include_once() 


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