[FX.php List] [OFF] Potential gotchas with uploading files?
dbengston at tds.net
Fri Apr 3 11:10:22 MDT 2009
Well, it still has to be a directory that has www write permissions,
but as you pointed out in your example, that directory is known to the
PHP scripts but not exposed to the user.
This is where I started:
On Apr 3, 2009, at 11:52 AM, Bob Patin wrote:
> How do you move the files to another directory without having to
> give the same permissions to the final directory? I'd be interested
> in seeing how that's done...
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> On Apr 3, 2009, at 11:38 AM, Dale Bengston wrote:
>> I followed the strategy laid out on php.net for uploading files to
>> a temp directory, validating there, and moving/renaming valid files
>> to another location. Anything not passing validation is deleted
>> from the temp directory and the user gets an error message.
>> I'm looking at Michael's and Webko's suggested libraries now, for
>> one really good reason: multiple file upload support. This is going
>> to be huge for a brand/content management system I am just
>> beginning to develop.
>> On Apr 3, 2009, at 12:39 AM, Head Honcho wrote:
>>> Hi Joel,
>>> On 03/04/2009, at 1:15 PM, Joel Shapiro wrote:
>>>> Hi all
>>>> I'm looking for thoughts on how complicated an upload-file site
>>>> can be.
>>> <snip />
>>>> For those that have worked with this, what kinds of problems can
>>>> should I be ready for? Could this be a big headache?
>>> I use the "easy upload" (<http://www.finalwebsites.com/snippets.php?id=7
>>> >) class which allows me to set file sizes/types as part of my
>>> Permissions can be a problem.. the upload folder will have to have
>>> write permissions for the web server (_www or www or nobody or
>>> whateverTheWebUserIsOnYourSystem). Those using the files will
>>> need read privileges at least.
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