Creating dirs with correct chmod in PHP04 Aug 2010
One trick I've been dragging with me on all this years of PHP programing is a little snippet to correctly create directories with the chmod I want.
By simply calling
mkdir('my_dir', 0777) I used to often end up with
directories that I can't write to nor delete, even if I was correctly setting
The trick was to reset the mask (using
umask(0)) before the
and then reapplying the old mask after.
$tmpUmask = umask(0); mkdir('my_dir', 0777); umask($tmpUmask);
I must admit that I've never really understand why it was working better than
mkdir() but hey, it's been years that I'm using that now and
I never run into access rights issues since.
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