[thelist] PHP require_once links not working?

Joe Flintham list at menticulture.com
Fri Aug 18 10:18:00 CDT 2006

Pringle, Ron wrote:
>> Put this error reporting code at the top of your file:
>> error_reporting(E_ALL);
>> The other posts are most likely correct in that it's a path issue:
>> include, require, require_once etc. all are dependent on one 
>> another in
>> some sort of way and everyone runs into this problem at some point in
>> time.
> I also tried adding the error reporting line and it still gives me a
> blank page with no errors reported. The PHP code at the top of the page
> now looks like:
> <?php
> error_reporting(E_ALL);
> require_once('validation/_includes/classes/validation/ValidationSet.php'
> ); 
> ?>
Hi Ron

Try using ini_set to switch on errors:

ini_set("display_errors", true);

in terms of the path, if this '_includes/classes/etc' works, but 
'validation/_includes/classes/etc' doesn't, try:


Paul's suggestion of using the document root variable for all includes 
is really handy too.



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