The only real way to do this is to set up a web service on domain 2 which responds to page requests by pulling the source directly as a file, without interpreting it as PHP code.

The function to use here is readfile("/path/to/my/php/scripts/on/webserver.php");
You might also want to set a header of Content-type: text/plain

Readfile does exactly what it says on the tin - it does not attempt to interpret the contained content, it simply passes it to the output stream. For this reason, while people commonly include() HTML in a PHP page, if it contains no PHP code you should use readfile() because it is quicker to run (it is not interpreted).

I would then in the calling page, put the PHP code into a <textarea></textarea> box so that the code can be viewed and easily cut + paste.

Be careful with the security of scripts like this - make sure you pass a numeric parameter, and convert this into a an array key which *looks up* the script filename. If you pass the filename direct, people *will* hack your web server to extract unexpected files you didn't plan on providing.

Cheers - Neil.

At 07:17 30/11/2003 +0000, you wrote:

I dunno, but how is it possible to grab local PHP
source but not from another domain?  I'd think it work
in the same manner but guess there is something
locking that out.

I own both domains and thought it be easier to have
one domain for the code and one domain for displaying
the code.  So I could use the other domain to test
with and users could also and the other domain for
demo's on what to do to achieve things with PHP/mysql
etc. Which Only I can edit.

I understand PHP has a ftp service in PHP, could this
work to download the source?

Thanks for your time.


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