What I don't understand is how can your webserver create a file and then
not to have permission to read it.
What is your setup?
> No Edwin .. I can't do any thing to that file .. not even from my ftp
> client .. can't download can't change permissions ..
> The server is managed by rackspace .. I doubt they would do some thing
> like running apache as root which I "hear" is a v foolish thing to do
> (frankly I don't know how to figure it out myself ..if that is the
> case .. phpinfo() did not say any thing on that.)
> A brief restatement of problem
> File uploaded via HTTP POST to /tmp OK
> After this I tried the following three things and none worked.
> a) fopen("/tmp/temp_file_name","rb") FAILED (Operation not permitted)
> b) copy($tempfile, "/place/to/put/uploaded/file") FAILED
> c) move_uploaded_file($userfile, "/place/to/put/uploaded/file") DID
> COPY BUT file had -rw-------- permissions, and could not open this
> file either... so back to square 1
> The directory in "/place/to/put/uploaded/file is mode 777 .
> Still fighting it out.
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2002 @ Edwin wrote :
>> Just a comment...
>> On Tuesday, September 24, 2002 1:39 PM
>> Jaski wrote:
>> > I tried to copy this file using
>> > move_uploaded_file($userfile, "/place/to/put/uploaded/file");
>> > and here a strange thing happened. The file was successfully
>> > copied BUT it had permissions like -rw------ which I interpret as
>> > only accessible to root. I tried copy() function instead and it
>> > failed.
>> ...having that "permission" doesn't necessarily mean that it's only
>> accessible to root--unless of course you're running Apache as root,
>> which I
>> doubt you'd do.
>> Anyway, if the file was successfully copied why not just try to open it
>> - E
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