CGI database connection: now urlencode() problem

Andre Garzia andre at
Fri Feb 20 09:16:13 EST 2009

Hi There,

I don't believe my library interferes with URLEncode. Can you invoke
the script thru the shell normally? Can you post the piece of code
that contains the urlencode function, so we can check for something
non obvious?


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:58 AM, SparkOut <SparkOutYNY at> wrote:
> SparkOut wrote:
>> I have got everything successfully working on both WAMP and Linux webhost
>> to make database connections and very pleased to be getting on with that.
>> However, I have another problem which is proving to be a blocker: if I use
>> URLEncode("anything & everything") then the server just bombs.
>> I have isolated it down to definitely just the inclusion of a URLEncode()
>> function. The URLEncode() function doesn't depend on any libraries to my
>> knowledge, but even so I've put the revbrowser into the externals,
>> similarly to the method that got the database connection working, to see
>> if that makes a difference, but it still fails.
>> I've tried with an old 2.9 engine from Rev Studio in case it was something
>> in the Enterprise 3.5-dp releases, but same issue. Any ideas anyone or is
>> this a bug? It works fine in the IDE, and as a standalone, it's only when
>> the engine is being used as a cgi backend that it's a problem.
>> Thanks if you can shed any light on this for me.
>> Oh well, I've rolled my own function to deal with this for now, but I'd
>> really like to know if this is a bug or something I'm doing wrong, or
>> something I've got wrong in the setup with use in conjunction with Andre's
>> RocketsCGI?
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