i just tried a test and it works on MacOS X. even with the space between 'chmod' and '('.
what platform are you on? is this a standalone script/app or from a web page? can you perform the chmod from the command-line? what is the entire error message? also, the error doesn't really suggest this, but have you tried using the full path? on 2/7/02 8:07 AM, jeremy rotsztain at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > hello, > > i'm attempting to copy a file from its original location to a new folder ... > > $oldfile = "files/adamsCampbells.swf"; > $newfile = "photos/adamsCampbells.swf"; > > $test = copy($oldfile, $newfile); > > however, in doing so, i'm encountering some problems: > > Warning: Unable to create 'adamsCampbells.swf': Permission denied > > i've been trying to change permissions so that i can copy the file, but i'm > encountering some errors > > chmod ("files", 0777); > Badly placed ()'s. > > does anybody recognize any problems with my approach or have any advice? > > dnke, > > jeremy > > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php