Can you explain a more clearly what it is you're trying to accomplish?

It sounds like you have a string "$x < $y" in the database that you then 
replace into a string "4 < 5" which you want to test a conditional on. If this 
is the case, why are you storing conditionals in the database?


Joshua Kehn | @joshkehn

On Feb 16, 2012, at 3:31 PM, Marc Guay wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I've constructed simple conditions based on DB data and would like to
> actually evaluate them with PHP.  For example, the coded string "$x <
> $y" has been str_replaced into "4 < 5", but now I would actually like
> to use that string in an if() statement.  I tried eval() but got an
> unhelpful error, any thoughts would be welcome.
> Marc
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