[php-maint] Bug#628509: php5-mysql: mysqli_real_connect ignores flags

Frank van Viegen debian at vanViegen.net
Sun May 29 15:50:07 UTC 2011

Package: php5-mysql
Version: 5.3.6-6~dotdeb.0
Severity: normal
Tags: patch upstream

mysqli_real_connect flags are ignored since upgrading from Lenny. This
can silently change semantics, like in the case of the

This bug has been fixed upstream and thus in Debian unstable, but as it is a
regression I think it ought to be backported to stable as well.

For more details and a trivial patch, please refer to the upstream bug


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.1
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages php5-mysql depends on:
ii  libapache2-mod-php5 [ph 5.3.6-6~dotdeb.0 server-side, HTML-embedded scripti
ii  libc6                   2.11.2-10        Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  php5-cli [phpapi-200906 5.3.6-6~dotdeb.0 command-line interpreter for the p
ii  php5-common             5.3.6-6~dotdeb.0 Common files for packages built fr

php5-mysql recommends no packages.

php5-mysql suggests no packages.

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