[Chicago-talk] CGI umask
lembark at wrkhors.com
Wed Mar 3 13:50:39 CST 2004
-- Ed Summers <ehs at pobox.com>
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 11:04:15PM -0600, jason scott gessner wrote:
>> my $old_mask = umask 000;
>> mkdir ($gallery_base_dsk . "$gallery_name/thumbnails", 0777);
>> umask $old_mask;
> Is it possible that the directory exists already? I would check the
> return of mkdir()
> mkdir($gallery_base_dsk . "$gallery_name/thumbnails", 0777) or die $!;
> You could try to chmod( 0777, "$gallery_name/thumbnails" ) in situations
> where the directory already exists.
Die might be a bit extreme in this case.
As a general approach, you can mkdir the new one, chmod
it to the appropriate mods, then stat it. That allows for
existing directories + ones you don't own that have the
correct mod's anyway.
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