On 26 November 2010 15:12, Tom Hendrikx <t...@whyscream.net> wrote:
> On 26/11/10 15:54, Richard Quadling wrote:
>> On 25 November 2010 21:30, Tom Hendrikx <tom+php....@whyscream.net> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I noticed that the mail() function in php 5.3.3 on gentoo linux triggers
>>> a warning when used. A simple debug script with the contents:
>>> <?php
>>> // recipient, subject, body
>>> mail("s...@example.com", "mail() test", "This is a test");
>>> ?>
>>> does send mail, but it also raises a warning:
>>> Warning: mail(1): failed to open stream: Permission denied in
>>> /var/www/www.example.com/htdocs/test-mail/index.php on line 5
>>> After some googling [1] and fiddling with permissions, the message
>>> disappears when php has write permissions to the file
>>> /var/www/www.example.com/htdocs/test-mail/1 , in which it writes the
>>> following data:
>> Are you logging your emails via the ini setting mail.log? Maybe this
>> is the issue.
> Erh, actually, yes I am. Documentation of the setting is rather sparse,
> but I enabled it some time ago, expecting it to send the data to the
> logging facility (syslog in my case), after which I forgot to check if
> that actually happens. The current implementation is rather useless (to
> me), so I turned it off again.
> Thanks for the tip, but I think that this is actually a bug? Current way
> of logging is not very useful, since the file '1' is overwritten (in
> stead of appended to) with new data at every run of the mail() function.
> --
> Regards,
>        Tom

I'm on windows and my mail.log shows me all the mail I've sent using
the mail() command since I turned it on.

But according to
the mail.log file is opened in append mode.

I'm guessing PHP isn't responsible here.

Richard Quadling
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