I'm running CFMX 7 on a Solaris platform with PHP 5.0.5.
I need to determine the width and height of an uploaded image
to ensure that the file can be reasonably used on a web page. I
have scoured the Internet and found a numer of solutions to this.
Most need the installation of additional software on our server and
the creation of a custom tag. These are doable, but would require
additional effort I don't have time for at the moment. Also, the
software to install is a full image manipulation package that is
definitely overkill for my needs. Kind of like threading a needle
with a hammer.
On the other hand I know that PHP has a command called
"getimagesize" that would be perfect for my use. This would be much
more simple and elegant. And I have created a small program (see
below) that can accept a location of an image file and display the
width and height of the image as a result. The code is:
I get nothing back from this. I've also tried the cfhttp tag
with similar results. It seems to me that the argument (the
location of the image) is not being accepted by the PHP code for
I've looked for a solution to this within this forum and via
Google, etc. to no avail. There is apparently something about PHP
or ColdFusion that is escaping me. Any help clarifying why this is
not working and (hopefully) a workaround would be very much
appreciated. Thank you.