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[PHP] Issues with dynamically generated images




Posted by latheesan, 09-20-2009, 03:10 AM
Hello, I use the following function to generate error images: This works fine when i run it on my local web server (XAMPP). But, when i upload the script to the live server, i get the following errors instead: This behaviour was only found in Internet Explorer 8 (don't know about older version of the IE). On firefox, it says the following: What am i doing wrong here? Last edited by latheesan; 09-20-2009 at 03:19 AM.

Posted by fabin, 09-20-2009, 04:57 AM
I have got this error myself in one of my previous project.. The problem seems to be with the function imagecreatetruecolor(), when there is gd2 installed on server ( not sure about this ) Read this page http://us.php.net/manual/en/function...etruecolor.php. Also, compare the php configuration of both machines and find whats missing with GD.

Posted by latheesan, 09-20-2009, 11:41 AM
My local test server (XAMPP) is running PHP Version 5.2.9 and it's configured like so: with GD: http://i33.tinypic.com/27ww32x.png ------------------ My live server is running PHP Version 5.2.6 and it's configured like so: with GD: http://i33.tinypic.com/16c98p3.png ------------------ so, what's my live server missing?

Posted by fabin, 09-20-2009, 12:20 PM
live server missing gd itself?

Posted by fabin, 09-20-2009, 12:23 PM
Try a small script like this in your live server and check how it goes..

Posted by latheesan, 09-20-2009, 04:39 PM
GD is installed and working fine though -> http://infinite-studio.com/dev/test/gd.php

Posted by fabin, 09-20-2009, 04:59 PM
is it returning false at this line?

Posted by fabin, 09-20-2009, 05:06 PM
you might be having "display_errors" setting of PHP turned on in the live server. Try turning it off.

Posted by cselzer, 09-20-2009, 06:08 PM
error_reporting(0); and it will work, your php.ini on your live server has display warnings



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