At 15:41 29/3/2001, Andi Gutmans wrote:
>At 03:35 PM 3/29/2001 +0200, Zeev Suraski wrote:
>>Note that the situation isn't as bad as you thought - it's not that it's 
>>not using the resource mechanism.  It is, if it wasn't, we'd be getting 
>>loads of complaints from people running out of descriptors very 
>>quickly.  It just uses old, PHP 3 style resources, of type 
>>IS_LONG.  They're still destroyed when the request ends, so it's all safe 
>>and all.  It simply doesn't use the PHP 4 style, of type IS_RESOURCE, 
>>which are actually destroyed when they're no longer needed.  It's a good 
>>idea to update this code, but it's not very dangerous the way it is now.
>I think you are wrong. Look at the function accept_connect(). You are 
>creating a new file descriptor and not saving it anywhere!

So this function may be an exception to the rule.  But generally, all of 
the file/socket functions use ZEND_REGISTER_RESOURCE() or 
zend_list_insert(), so they're fine.


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