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PHP Upload Script Question (bug in PHP)?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bigj, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. bigj

    bigj Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2003
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    This may be a bit OT for this forum but wanted to drop a line here before I pursued other avenues. I have a PHP script that allows files to be uploaded to one of my Cpanel servers.

    PHP takes the file drops it in /tmp (the temp upload directory) my script grabs that file, copies it to the original filename and places it in my requested directory. If I'm fast enough I can grab a directory listing and see the file and that it's of the correct size. If I wait one second and refresh that directory the file is now emtpy. Zero bytes in size.

    PHP has now just zero'd out a file. Why? I can tell the script to leave it in /tmp and copy it to the uploaded filename and it doesn't zero it out. So it only does it if I try and copy it to another directory other than /tmp.

    I've tested the same script on another server (non Cpanel) and it works just fine with the same version of PHP, 4.4.0.

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.


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