On Thursday 28 November 2002 01:04, Adam Voigt wrote:
> exec("/bin/chown newuser:newuser /path/to/file");

The user running apache  (in this case 'www') will most likely not have the 
requisite permissions to perform that operation.

> On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 12:03, Kenn Murrah wrote:
> > Greetings.
> >
> > I've written a simple form to allow my clients to upload files to me, and
> > it works fine EXCEPT that the uploaded file is owned by "www" and I while
> > I can read the file, I don't have the necessary permissions to delete it
> > when done ...

Use chmod() to make the file(s) rw by 'others'.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.biz
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* Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development *

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