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Bug #22951 win xp && iis 5 - copy() && unlink();
Submitted: 2003-03-29 09:15 UTC Modified: 2003-04-06 06:59 UTC
From: talk_to_me at unforgiver dot net Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: *Directory/Filesystem functions
PHP Version: 4.3.1 OS: Windows XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-03-29 09:15 UTC] talk_to_me at unforgiver dot net
When I'm trying to copy few files:

$elmenets = array();
$elements[0] = 'some_file_1';
$elements[1] = 'some_file_2';
$elements[2] = 'some_file_3';
$elements[3] = 'some_file_4';
$elements[4] = 'some_file_5';

for ($i=0; $i<count($elements); $i++) {
 $copied = @copy($some_path.$elemets[$i],$some_path2.$elemets[$i]);

files are always copied but $copied sometime return true, sometime return false.
Same thing is when try to unlink files with the same method.
When remove '@' there is no error.

Permissions for directories are OK.


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 [2003-03-29 09:21 UTC] talk_to_me at unforgiver dot net
Windows XP without service pack 1.
 [2003-03-29 13:31 UTC] talk_to_me at unforgiver dot net
While testing my script I see this is a bug :)
But only when filesize is 0B. Why I think this is a bug ?

if (@copy($some_path.$elemets[$i],$some_path2.$elemets[$i])) {
 echo 'File was copied.';
} else {
 echo 'File not copied.';

target file is created (what means the file was copied) but $copied return false.
 [2003-03-29 13:47 UTC] talk_to_me at unforgiver dot net
jay dot haslup at jhuapl dot edu
03-Mar-2003 09:52
Im using windows2000 with apache and php4.3.0.  I have noticed that copying a zero size file does actually work but PHP thinks it didn't.
if(copy("d:/dirsrc/file.txt", "d:/dirdest/file.txt"))
 //The copy works but does not end up here...
 echo "Copy worked";
 //...It ends up here
 echo "file.txt is in dirdest but ended up here";

You know that ? When you will fix it ?
 [2003-03-29 20:31 UTC]
Please try using this CVS snapshot:
For Windows:

I'm not certain about the order of the events but I believe the fix for this came after the release of PHP 4.3.0/4.3.1... Try out a current snapshot to see if it fixes things.

 [2003-04-06 06:59 UTC]
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