Bug #40672

Including DatabaseUtility fails due to Null Character

Added by Sebastian Michaelsen over 8 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

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(This one is strange and it took me a while to figure it out)

In typo3/sysext/extensionmanager/Classes/Utility/DatabaseUtility.php line 129, position 38 there seems to be a so called Null Character1 which raises an error when the file is included. In my case the whole PHP process seems to be killed - the browser receives no response from the server. This way the EM and the Language module fail to load.

I found the problem via Command Line:

$ php -l DatabaseUtility.php
Bus error: 10

When I erase the Null character everything works fine.

Attention: I'm experiencing this on a Mac with Intel chip. This smells system dependant to me.

(I can't even provide a patch because git seems to handle DatabaseUtility.php as a binary file because of the Null character)

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Null_character

Related issues

Has duplicate TYPO3 Core - Bug #40533: Uncaught TYPO3 Exception with new extensionmanagerClosed2012-09-02


Updated by Felix Kopp over 8 years ago

I can confirm this. When the character is removed the extension manager and language manager work fine again.

Also see #40672 for error dump I added


Updated by Jigal van Hemert over 8 years ago

  • Assignee set to Jigal van Hemert
  • Target version set to 6.0.0-beta2

Updated by Gerrit Code Review over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Under Review

Patch set 1 for branch master has been pushed to the review server.
It is available at http://review.typo3.org/14603


Updated by Jigal van Hemert over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Under Review to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Updated by Riccardo De Contardi over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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