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pg_lo_open

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

pg_lo_openOpen a large object

Description

resource pg_lo_open ( resource $connection , int $oid , string $mode )

pg_lo_open() opens a large object in the database and returns large object resource so that it can be manipulated.

Warning

Do not close the database connection before closing the large object resource.

To use the large object interface, it is necessary to enclose it within a transaction block.

Note:

This function used to be called pg_loopen().

Parameters

connection

PostgreSQL database connection resource. When connection is not present, the default connection is used. The default connection is the last connection made by pg_connect() or pg_pconnect().

oid

The OID of the large object in the database.

mode

Can be either "r" for read-only, "w" for write only or "rw" for read and write.

Return Values

A large object resource or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 pg_lo_open() example

<?php
   $database 
pg_connect("dbname=jacarta");
   
pg_query($database"begin");
   
$oid pg_lo_create($database);
   echo 
"$oid\n";
   
$handle pg_lo_open($database$oid"w");
   echo 
"$handle\n";
   
pg_lo_write($handle"large object data");
   
pg_lo_close($handle);
   
pg_query($database"commit");
?>

See Also

PHP Manual