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Bug #19658 is_dir or is_file doesn't work in all cases
Submitted: 2002-09-29 08:22 UTC Modified: 2002-09-30 04:21 UTC
From: dirks dot plaza at hccnet dot nl Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Directory function related
PHP Version: 4.2.0 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-09-29 08:22 UTC] dirks dot plaza at hccnet dot nl
This script works OK:
if ($handle = @opendir('.')) {
   while (false !== ($file = readdir($handle))) {  
           if (is_dir($file)) { 
		   echo "Is directory $file <BR>"; 
		   }
		   else Print "Is file $file <BR>";
   }
   closedir($handle); 
}
When I replace "." with i.e. "C:\webpages\test" (this is the directory where I run the script from) it also works fine.
But when I try the read a directory which is not in the same directory as the script i.e. "C:\webpages" than it displays that there are only files. So reading a directory lower or higher that the direcory where you are running a script from gives a wrong output.

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 [2002-09-29 14:36 UTC] sniper@php.net
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 [2002-09-30 04:21 UTC] hholzgra@php.net
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teh filename returned by readdir() is 
always relative to the opened directory
you have to concatenate dir- and filename
to get the complete path

like 
 
  $dir = 'C:\Webpages\';
  if ($handle = @opendir($dir)) {
   while (false !== ($file = readdir($handle))) {  
           if (is_dir($dir.$file)) { 

 
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