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Bug #16879 posix_getpwuid() fails incorrectly
Submitted: 2002-04-27 14:54 UTC Modified: 2002-07-07 19:51 UTC
From: solo at n-w-t dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: POSIX related
PHP Version: 4.0CVS-2002-04-27 OS: RedHat Linux 2.2.5
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-04-27 14:54 UTC] solo at n-w-t dot net
I am not sure that this is a bug, but for some reason, when attempting to get the file owner of a file getpwuid() fails (used in this context):

$uid = fileowner($path);
$owner = posix_getpwuid($uid);

Fileowner() returns either 0 or 1028, and getpwuid fails. The 0 of course false would mean the file doesnt exist, but using the same variable ($path) in other functions such as fileperms() etc do not fail and return the proper data. 

Situation:
$path = "/home/";
$uid = fileowner($path);
$owner = posix_getpwuid($uid);
$owner_name = $owner['name'];

I have tried the same situation with valid filenames (instead of directories).

all extensions are enabled and configure line is:
'./configure' '--target=i386-redhat-linux' '--prefix=/usr' '--with-config-file-path=/etc' '--disable-debug' '--enable-pic' '--enable-inline-optimization' '--with-apxs=/usr/sbin/apxs' '--disable-static' '--with-exec-dir=/usr/bin' '--with-regex=system' '--with-gettext' '--with-gd' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr' '--with-png' '--with-zlib' '--with-db2' '--with-db3' '--with-gdbm' '--enable-debugger' '--enable-magic-quotes' '--enable-safe-mode' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-track-vars' '--enable-yp' '--enable-ftp' '--without-mysql' '--with-xml'

(as phpinfo() says it is)

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 [2002-07-02 05:48 UTC] sander@php.net
Works fine for moe. Can you try a snapshot from http://snaps.php.net ?
 [2002-07-07 19:51 UTC] sniper@php.net
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