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Re: [PHP] How to write binary data to a file?

On 27.07.2016 at 01:47, David Spector wrote:

> Clearly, the problem was with fwrite converting its value to a
> character. It shouldn't do this, IMO, since fwrite is documented as
> working both for string and binary arguments (depending on the 'b' mode
> of fopen).

The "b" mode only prevents line endings (CR/LF) to be converted to the
platform's convention.  "binary safe" means that NUL characters (\0) can
be contained in the string (contrary to C).

> Anyway, thank you for the solution, even though PHP is acting very
> non-intuitively here.

However, it is rather consistent with itself here.

Christoph M. Becker

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