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Re: [PHP] Help with str_replace()




On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:06 AM, Danny <mynixmail@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> Can someone tell me why I am getting no output from the following file ...
>
> Explanation:
> I send a number (via procmail) to this script. This script in turn takes
> the
> number ... opens up a file ... search for the previous number ... replace
> the
> previous number with the new number ... and then writes it to the file ...
>
>
> ###############################################################################################
> #!/usr/bin/php
> <?php
> while ( false !== ( $input = fgets ( STDIN ) ) )
>         {
>                 $old_number = "/((NUMBER_ID=)([0-9]{1,6}))/" ;
>
>                 $new_number = "NUMBER_ID=".$input ;
>
>                 $number_file = "NumberRotation.conf" ;
>
>                 $file_contents = file_get_contents ( $number_file,
> FILE_USE_INCLUDE_PATH ) ;
>                 $file_contents = str_replace ( $old_number, $new_number,
> $file_contents ) ;
>
>                 file_put_contents ( $number_file, $file_contents ) ;
>         }
> ?>
>
> ###############################################################################################
>

Looks like $old_number is set to a regex pattern, but str_replace is
looking for a literal string. Try using preg_replace instead (with the same
arguments).


>
> Thank You
> Danny
>
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