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Bug #244 file* functions and symlink
Submitted: 1998-04-04 10:49 UTC Modified: 2000-08-05 04:47 UTC
From: priyadi at priyadi dot ml dot org Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Other
PHP Version: 3.0 Release Candidate 3 OS: Linux 2.0.33
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [1998-04-04 10:49 UTC] priyadi at priyadi dot ml dot org
filetype() doesn't return correct type for symlink, it instead returns the type of file it pointed to, or false if it is a dangling symlink...

other file functions are also affected, such as fileinode(), file_exists()

configure options: --with-apache --with-mysql --enable-track-vars


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 [2000-08-05 04:47 UTC]
currently works for symlinks (returning 'link') as long as
file pointed to exists
as this is already the topic of another report i close this one
 [2000-08-05 04:47 UTC]
did i say close?
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