Startup, Shutdown, and a Few Points in Between

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SEVERAL TIMES THROUGH THE COURSE OF THIS BOOK you've used the MINIT function to perform initialization tasks when PHP loads your module's shared object library. In Chapter 1, "The PHP Life Cycle," however, you also learned of three other startup and shutdown routines that are part of every extensionone to balance MINIT, called MSHUTDOWN, and a pair of RINIT/RSHUTDOWN methods that are called at the start and end of every page request.


The PHP Life Cycle

Variables from the Inside Out

Memory Management

Setting Up a Build Environment

Your First Extension

Returning Values

Accepting Parameters

Working with Arrays and HashTables

The Resource Data Type

PHP4 Objects

PHP5 Objects

Startup, Shutdown, and a Few Points in Between

INI Settings

Accessing Streams

Implementing Streams

Diverting the Stream

Configuration and Linking

Extension Generators

Setting Up a Host Environment

Advanced Embedding

Appendix A. A Zend API Reference

Appendix B. PHPAPI

Appendix C. Extending and Embedding Cookbook

Appendix D. Additional Resources

Extending and Embedding PHP
Extending and Embedding PHP
ISBN: 067232704X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 175
Authors: Sara Golemon © 2008-2020.
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