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futtta
08-23-2011, 07:41 AM
I'm developing a small app in PHP on Google App Engine using Quercus and I can't seem to solve this puzzle:


I have a remote csv-file which I can download & store in a string
To parse that string I'd ideally use str_getcsv, but Quercus doesn't seem to have that function?
Quercus does seem to know fgetcsv, but that function expects a file handle which I don't have (and I can't make a new one as GAE doesn't allow files to be created)


Based on my own experiments (and aided by the great stackoverflow community (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6979114/parse-remote-csv-file-with-php-on-gae)) it looks as though there is no solution but to parse the CSV by hand (which I'd like to avoid).

My questions:

Is there an alternative approach which would allow me to use built-in csv parsing (fgetcsv) in Quercus on GAE?
Is support for str_getcsv (introduced with php 5.3) planned?


thanks for any feedback!