From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Operating system: Any
PHP version: 4.0.6
PHP Bug Type: Feature/Change Request
Bug description: include() in included file should check included file's directory
When using include(), it should check the current file's directory.
Currently PHP start from the script's directory.
Say you have the following files:
If process.inc wants to include lib.inc, you would need to know from where
it was included. If you started off from main.php, main.php would have
include('include/process.inc') and process.inc would have
include('include/lib.inc'). If you started off from tools.php, tools.php
would have include('../include/process.inc') and process.inc would have
Which is very silly, IMO. process.inc needs lib.inc, and i can make sure
they're together in the same directory, so i can simply use
include('lib.inc') in process.inc. why should i have to care what script
and in what directory included process.inc?
I can't believe this feature isn't there. I checked all over the place but
it seems it isn't. Am I the only one who uses more than one directory for
If this feature breaks some old scripts, you could have an option in the
config file to turn it on or off.
Edit bug report at: http://bugs.php.net/?id=12301&edit=1
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