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interbase / mysql php script

Hi,

I originally posted a question in relation to selecting data from an interbase database and then inserting it in to a mysql database.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/Q_28284651.html

So far I am able to insert a single selected value by using the following script -

<?php
include_once 'database_connect.php';
      $dbh = ibase_connect($host, $username, $password);
    $stmt = 'SELECT FIRST 10 CLCTABRE ,CLCTNOM  FROM CLIENT';
    $sth = ibase_query($dbh, $stmt);
    while ($row = ibase_fetch_object($sth)) {
   $newvalues[] = $row->CLCTABRE;
}
    ibase_free_result($sth);
    ibase_close($dbh);
	
$dbh = new PDO('mysql:host=localhost;dbname=swdata', 'root', 'root');

$stmt = $dbh->prepare("INSERT INTO USERDB (keysearch) VALUES (:yourValue)");
$stmt->bindParam('yourValue', $value);

try {
	foreach ($newvalues as $value):
		$stmt->execute();
	endforeach;
} catch (PDOException $e) {
	if ($e->errorInfo[1] != 1062) {
		//silently skip duplicate entries
		echo $e->getMessage();
	}
}
?>

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However I want to be able to insert more fields in to my insert script, but am getting an error message.
Warning: Illegal string offset 'value1'
Warning: Illegal string offset 'value2'
Warning: Illegal string offset 'value3'

Can someone please give me a hand resolving this?

<?php
include_once 'database_connect.php';
      $dbh = ibase_connect($host, $username, $password);
    $stmt = 'SELECT FIRST 10 CLCTABRE ,CLCTGROUPE ,CLCTVILLIV FROM CLIENT';
    $sth = ibase_query($dbh, $stmt);
    while ($row = ibase_fetch_object($sth)) {
   $newvalues[] = $row->CLCTABRE;
   $newvalues[] = $row->CLCTGROUPE;
   $newvalues[] = $row->CLCTVILLIV;
}
    ibase_free_result($sth);
    ibase_close($dbh);
	
$dbh = new PDO('mysql:host=localhost;dbname=swdata', 'root', 'root');

$stmt = $dbh->prepare("INSERT INTO USERDB (keysearch ,firstname ,surname) VALUES (:value1, :value2, :value3)");
$stmt->bindParam('value1', $x_variable);
$stmt->bindParam('value2', $y_variable);
$stmt->bindParam('value3', $z_variable);
try {
	foreach ($newvalues as $data):
	$x_variable = $data['value1'];
	$y_variable = $data['value2'];
	$z_variable = $data['value3'];
	$stmt->execute();
endforeach;
} catch (PDOException $e) {
	if ($e->errorInfo[1] != 1062) {
		//silently skip duplicate entries
		echo $e->getMessage();
	}
}
?>

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Ray PaseurCommented:
What are the lines of code that generate the error messages? The line numbers appear in the error messages, and we would need to see the line of code and the complete message to understand the error.
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dan_stanAuthor Commented:
sorry my mistake!

Warning: Illegal string offset 'value1' in C:\xampp\htdocs\precious\customer.php on line 22

Warning: Illegal string offset 'value2' in C:\xampp\htdocs\precious\customer.php on line 23

Warning: Illegal string offset 'value3' in C:\xampp\htdocs\precious\customer.php on line 24
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Ray PaseurCommented:
Got it, thanks.  Try it a little more like this.  Obviously this is untested code because I do not have your database, but I think it's correct in principle.  Not sure about the exception handler - that would be worth specific testing.

<?php // RAY_temp_dan_stan.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);
include_once 'database_connect.php';

// COLLECT SOME DATA FROM IBASE
$dbh  = ibase_connect($host, $username, $password);
$stmt = 'SELECT FIRST 10 CLCTABRE ,CLCTGROUPE ,CLCTVILLIV FROM CLIENT';
$sth  = ibase_query($dbh, $stmt);

// CREATE AN ARRAY OF OBJECTS
while ($row = ibase_fetch_object($sth))
{
    $newvalues[] = $row;
}

// THIS MAY NOT BE NEEDED - PHP GARBAGE COLLECTOR WILL HANDLE IT
ibase_free_result($sth);
ibase_close($dbh);

// START MYSQL
$dbh = new PDO('mysql:host=localhost;dbname=swdata', 'root', 'root');

// PREPARE A QUERY
$qry = "INSERT INTO USERDB (keysearch ,firstname ,surname) VALUES (:CLCTABRE, :CLCTGROUPE, :CLCTVILLIV)";
$stmt = $dbh->prepare($qry);

// USE THE ARRAY OF OBJECTS
foreach ($newvalues as $obj)
{
    // BIND THE OBJECT PROPERTIES INTO THE QUERY
    $stmt->bindParam('CLCTABRE',   $obj->CLCTABRE);
    $stmt->bindParam('CLCTGROUPE', $obj->CLCTGROUPE);
    $stmt->bindParam('CLCTVILLIV', $obj->CLCTVILLIV);

    // TRY THE QUERY
    try
    {
        $stmt->execute();
    }

    // IF THERE IS AN EXCEPTION THROWN BY PDO
    catch (PDOException $exc)
    {
        // IF THE EXCEPTION NUMBER IS NOT "DUPLICATE UNIQUE"
        if ($exc->errorInfo[1] != 1062)
        {
            $msg = "FAIL: $qry " . PHP_EOL . $exc->getmessage();
            trigger_error($msg, E_USER_ERROR);
        }
    }
}

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HTH, ~Ray
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dan_stanAuthor Commented:
Ray, that worked perfectly, thanks for your help!
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dan_stanAuthor Commented:
PS I'm about to post another question regarding this scrip!
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Ray PaseurCommented:
Great! Thanks for the points and thanks for using EE, ~Ray
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