File_get_contents vs stream_get_contents

Hi all.
I’m trying to connect directly via HTTP post to a remote server. The server I’m working on is PHP4.4, which means I can’t use stream_get_contents and it’s not in PEAR COMPAT. What do I need to do to get file_get_contents to do the same thing as stream_get_contents?

If I just replace file_get_contents with stream_get_contents, will file_get_contents initiate a new connection, or will it get the reply from the existing connection?

Any help would be appreciated, I’m on a deadline. sigh

Angela Gann
CrimsonDryad Web Design Services
Web Design, Custom Software Development

Can you post your existing code?

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