On Sat, 28 Apr 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:
>The way PHP works right now is that multipart encoding is rejected if file
>uploads are disabled. We should either change the name of the INI
>directive to reflect that it really disables multipart POSTs, or ignore the
>file entries in a multipart POST.
Ignore file entries.
That way you can disable uploading but keep the multipart-forms working.
Wouldn't this be 'backwards-compatible' too? (I hate that term :)
>At 06:08 28/4/2001, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>Operating system: Windows 2000 Server
>>PHP version: 4.0.4pl1
>>PHP Bug Type: Variables related
>>Bug description: empty POST variables when file uploads disabled
>>I'm not sure if this is a bug or a feature, but I came across it while
>>thinking that having GET and POST variables together were causing a
>>problem. Turns out it was POST variables not being passed when file
>>uploads were disabled and the enctype was multipart. Here's my synopsis:
>>If I have these two files....
>><form action="testout.php?q=1" method="post">
>><input type="text" name="f">
>>echo "q: $q<br>";
>>echo "f: $f<br>";
>>then, say I request testform.php in a browser and type "hello" in the
>>field. I get back this when I submit...
>>looks good so far, but if I then change the form to look like this:
>><form action="testout.php?q=1" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
>>then I re-request the page and type "hello" in the field, and submit...I
>>*oops*...looks like the multipart/form-data encoding type makes the form
>>variables go away. Interesting...but changing the POST to a GET seems to
>>work. What if I don't want the variables in the query string, though?
>>I check the php.ini and discover that file uploads are disabled. I enable
>>file uploads and voila! it works!!! now I get...
>>regardless of whether I use POST or GET. Since file uploads were disabled,
>>I assumed that file widgets would not be allowed to pass data, but I
>>didn't think that having a form with multipart/form-data as the encoding
>>type would disable POSTing in general when file uploads were disabled.
>>So...is it a feature, or is it a bug?
>>Edit Bug report at: http://bugs.php.net/?id=10533&edit=1
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