[ILUG-BOM] chmod in PHP

Dinesh Shah dinesh@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed Oct 23 11:58:35 IST 2002


On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 kapil_karekar at vsnl.net wrote:

> chmod("/var/www/cgi-bin/new.dat", 0777);
> 
> i'm getting the following error:
> 
> Warning: chmod failed: Operation not permitted in /var/www/html/new.php on line 2
> 
> Both the files viz. new.dat and new.php have the same owner and group.

Only owner can change the perm of the file. Also, normally Apache runs as 
nobody.nobody. So if u want to chmod using Apache/PHP the file ownership 
should nobody.nobody.

> what could be the issue? 

HTH
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