ocidefinebyname

(PHP 3>= 3.0.7, PHP 4 , PHP 5)

ocidefinebyname --  Use a PHP variable for the define-step during a SELECT

Description

bool ocidefinebyname ( resource stmt, string column_name, mixed &variable [, int type])

ocidefinebyname() binds PHP variables for fetches of SQL-Columns. Be careful that Oracle uses ALL-UPPERCASE column-names, whereby in your select you can also write lowercase. ocidefinebyname() expects the column_name to be in uppercase. If you define a variable that doesn't exists in your select statement, no error will be given!

If you need to define an abstract datatype (LOB/ROWID/BFILE) you need to allocate it first using ocinewdescriptor(). See also the ocibindbyname() function.

Example 1. ocidefinebyname() example

<?php
/* OCIDefineByName example - thies at thieso dot net (980219) */

$conn = OCILogon("scott", "tiger");

$stmt = OCIParse($conn, "select empno, ename from emp");

/* the define MUST be done BEFORE ociexecute! */

OCIDefineByName($stmt, "EMPNO", $empno);
OCIDefineByName($stmt, "ENAME", $ename);

OCIExecute($stmt);

while (
OCIFetch($stmt)) {
    echo
"empno:" . $empno . "\n";
    echo
"ename:" . $ename . "\n";
}

OCIFreeStatement($stmt);
OCILogoff($conn);
?>

Note: This function was renamed to oci_define_by_name() after PHP >= 5.0.0. For downward compatibility ocidefinebyname() can also be used. This is deprecated, however.


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