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[nycphp-talk] Setting directory permissions

jsiegel1 at optonline.net jsiegel1 at optonline.net
Sun Apr 20 01:35:26 EDT 2003


I'm going to check out that option.

Jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Snyder <chris at psydeshow.org>
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2003 11:00 am
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Setting directory permissions

> jsiegel1 at optonline.net wrote:
> 
> >The problem is...this only works if I chmod the subdirectory 
> "pic_test" to 777 using my FTP application. However, I want to 
> quickly change the permissions via PHP code, upload some pictures 
> with my form, then change the permissions back to 755.
> >
> >Thoughts/comments greatly appreciated.
> >
> >Jeff
> >
> >  
> >
> Jeff-- a couple people have suggested solutions to this that 
> involve 
> giving the Apache user write-permission on the directory, which is 
> traditionally the way to handle uploaded files.
> 
> I'd like to point out that there is another, and I believe better 
> way, 
> but it requires you to recompile PHP with the FTP functions 
> enabled. 
> After uploading the file, you FTP it to the directory where you 
> want it 
> to go. This has the added benefit of making the files owned by you 
> instead of by nobody, meaning you can edit or delete them later.
> 
> If this is something you want to try, check out Fiatlux: 
> http://fiatlux.chxo.com
> It uses this method to enable web users to create directories and 
> upload 
> files that can also be admin'd via FTP.
> 
>    chris.
> 
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