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[nycphp-talk] uploads

Brian brian at preston-campbell.com
Wed Feb 19 14:31:50 EST 2003


Just like that it works now.  I guess it was an admin thang.  Thanks for the 
help, I can get back to real work now.

Brian 

On Wednesday 19 February 2003 02:16 pm, Hans Zaunere wrote:
> --- Brian <brian at preston-campbell.com> wrote:
> > I left them as $_FILES but meant to say I tried $HTTP_POST_FILES to see
> > if that had any effect.
> >
> > The odd thing is that I am not getting any errors when I upload a file. 
> > In the upload script I am checking that a file was uploaded, the type of
> > file uploaded, the size, etc and if a file in the destination directory
> > already has the same name as the file being uploaded.  The only time I
> > get any type of error is when I am trying to upload a file with the same
> > name as one in the directory.
>
> That's a good sign... at least the file is getting there... somehow.
>
> > According to PHP, the file upload is taking place.  The database info
> > reflects that as well, as nothing is written to it until the uploaded
> > file is verified.  Odd.
>
> Smells like uploaded... tastes like uploaded... it must be uploaded!  So
> basically, everything happens as expected, except the file isn't in the
> expected directory?  Maybe the admin has changed upload directories or
> paths? What event exactly causes the upload to be realized as unsuccessful?
>
> > I have contacted the sysadmin and am awaiting a response.  I am hoping to
> > resolve the issue myself but this may not be possible.  Also, I have not
> > been able to reproduce the situation on my local machine (LAMP with PHP
> > 4.3.0, same as the host server).
>
> It must be a sysadmin problem.  http://us2.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php might be
> handy to realize any differances between your previous version and 4.3.0,
> but none come to mind off the bat.
>
> H
>
> > Brian
> >
> > On Wednesday 19 February 2003 11:44 am, Analysis & Solutions wrote:
> > > Hi Brian:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 12:02:11PM -0500, Brian wrote:
> > > > Anyone know what would have changed in 4.3.0 that would hinder my
> > > > attempts to
> > > > upload files with scripts that worked in previous versions?
> > > >
> > > > I had already replaced $_FILES with $HTTP_POST_FILES
> > >
> > > That should be the other way around.  $_FILES is the thing to use.
> > >
> > > Anyway, if you're using the Apache Module version, the required
> > > permissions on directories has changed.  They need to be world readable
> > > and executable (chmod 705).  Perhaps this is is your difficulty?
> > >
> > > Enjoy,
> > >
> > > --Dan
>
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