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I've created a small php script that writes info for a podcast to a database, then, when a differen't is pressed, it creates an XML file for that. I do this by opening an SML file with the w attribute. However, I always the error statement in my if/else test when I run it. I cant seem to figure out why. I've give the file 777 permissions also.

Heres the part that writes the XML:

function compilePodcastXML() {

// open file
$xmlfile = fopen ('podcasts/podcast.xml', "w");

// select SQL records
$sql = "SELECT * FROM podcasts";
$result = mysql_query($sql);
$num = mysql_num_rows($result);
$podcast = mysql_fetch_array($result);

// Write first, static part of XML File
$date = date("D, M d Y H:i:s O");
$xml = "<?xml version="1.0\" encoding=\"UTF-8\"?>
<rss xmlns:itunes=\"http://www.itunes.com/dtds/podcast-1.0.dtd\" version=\"2.0\">




    <itunes:category text=\"Transportation\">
         <itunes:category text=\"Podcasting\" />
    </itunes:category> "; // END STATIC XML
// write item statements
for ($i = 0; $i < $num; $i++) {

$xml .= "
        <enclosure url=\"".$podcast['mp3url'][$i]."\" length=\"".$podcasts['filesize'][$i]."\" type=\"audio/mp3\" />
        <pubDate>".date("D, M d Y H:i:s O", $podcast['pubdate'][$i])."</pubDate>
        <itunes:author>DVA CRJ Team</itunes:author>

// finish up xml file
$xml .= "  </channel>


if (fwrite ($xmlfile, $sml)) {
print ("Podcast XML file created successfully.");
$doneBy = $_SESSION['f_name'].' '.$_SESSION['l_name'];
$date = time();
$query = "INSERT INTO adminLog VALUES ('','Podcast','Publish','$doneBy','$title','$date')";
} else {
print ("Error creating XML file.");


Any ideas?


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Well, I don't know what happens when you try to use an undefined variable as 2nd argument for fwrite, but that may be your problem:
[code]if (fwrite ($xmlfile, $sml)) { [/code]
Shouldn't it be:
[code]if (fwrite ($xmlfile, $xml)) { [/code]


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Yup that's correct, I hate it when I miss little things like that. However, now I have a differen't problem, when it prints the <item> tags to the xml file it dosen't print the whole string from the database. It prints this:

        <enclosure url="h" length="" type="audio/mp3" />
        <pubDate>Wed, Dec 31 1969 17:00:01 -0700</pubDate>
        <itunes:author>DVA CRJ Team</itunes:author>

I cannot seem to find why it's only printing that. I've checked the databases and there is no problem there. Any ideas?

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