On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 11:32 -0700, Mike Wright wrote:

> Hi all,
> Using 5.2.9
> I'm trying to create a directory but it is being created with incorrect 
> permissions.  I'm following the online manual.
> This is the command being used:
>      mkdir('/srv/www/domain/data/R1276190214358/thumbs', 0770, true);
> This is what is created:
>      drwxr-x--- 2 apache apache 4096 2010-06-10 10:33 R1276190214358
> Isn't that supposed to be 0770 instead of 0750?  Either the manual is 
> wrong, the command is broken, or I'm screwing it up (most likely).
> Thanks for any help,
> Mike Wright

Did the R1276190214358 directory already exist? If so, it will retain
the permissions it had, and only the thumbs sub-directory within it will
have the new permissions.

Also, is this on a shared hosting server? It could be that a security
restriction in-place is not allowing the permissions to be configured as
the directory is written, and you may have to manually update them with
the chmod() function.


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