Ashley Sheridan wrote:
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

Hi, Ash.  Thanks for the help.

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.

It's under my control.

Solution: run umask(000) first. (of the 3 choices above it turned out to be #3 ;(

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