RE: [PHP] Csv issue


as a test... using the cli php... try to write a short app to read a file that simulates your input csv file, and then writes it out as well...

once you do this, you'll know you have the logic to read/write/manipulate the csv file.

after you can do this, go ahead and then create/work with a app to read a csv file from the user/input/form data from a test website.

finally, after you're sure of your ability to manipulate the csv file (read/write) than create the mysql process to insert the data..

you'll get it in no time...

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Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 2:56 PM
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Subject: [PHP] Csv issue

I am using a form to select a csv file and then import it into mysql and maybe im just drawling a blank here. But why is it blowing up.
This thing loads like 14 million records into the database and I am clue less how it can do that with a 2 record csv file.

<form enctype='multipart/form-data' action=? method=post>
Upload:<input type=file name=filename>
<input type=submit value='Upload'></form>

$row = 1;
$filename = $_POST['filename'];
$handle = fopen("$filename", "r");
while (($data = fgetcsv($handle, 1000, ",")) !== FALSE)
$num = count($data);
echo "<p> $num fields in line $row: <br /></p>\n";
print "Import done";

This will produce millions of lines until i go in and stop the process on the server. I know its stupid but im drawling a blank as to why its doing this. The csv file has 2 lines in period.
<p> 0 fields in line 1: <br /></p>
<p> 0 fields in line 2: <br /></p>
ect for millions of records.

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