You're absolutely correct. The script works perfectly fine now, and I have you to thank. I went back to "Handling file uploads" and re-read the entire thing. I guess I missed the part that said the following before the actual script example. My fault and my apologies. Thanks Jason, and thanks to all the others who replied as well.
"...Whatever the logic, you should either delete the file from the temporary directory or move it elsewhere." "The file will be deleted from the temporary directory at the end of the request if it has not been moved away or renamed." > -----Original Message----- > From: Jason Wong [mailto:php-general@;gremlins.com.hk] > Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2002 5:01 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP] HTTP POST FILE UPLOAD HELP - REVISITED > > > On Saturday 09 November 2002 18:39, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Sorry about that guys, here is a bit more info that might be useful: > > > > I forgot to tell you that I'm working on a Windows XP box with > full rights, > > which means the default temporary directory is C:\WINDOWS\Temp and there > > are no limitations on what I can and cannot access on the > system (running > > as system administrator). I did change that default to > C:\PHP\tmp_uploads. > > I ran this script with the default temp directory as well, same result. > > Assuming that you webserver really does have access to write to those > directories then ... > > [snip 'simplified' code] > > > Here is what's happening: > > > > 2. When the submit button is pushed, the files are uploaded through the > > form but the temporary file is never created on the system. I > did a search > > on the entire C: drive for the temporary file that should have been > > created, but it's not there. > > ... you didn't read the manual like I suggested. Because > otherwise you'll know > that "the file will be deleted from the temporary directory at > the end of the > request if it has not been moved away or renamed." > > If you didn't 'simplify' the example and removed the all > important copy() or > move_uploaded_file() then you would have had something that worked! > > -- > Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk > Open Source Software Systems Integrators > * Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development * > > /* > Mount St. Helens should have used earth control. > */ > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php