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Bug #29345 Working directory has changed
Submitted: 2004-07-23 01:24 UTC Modified: 2004-07-30 11:31 UTC
From: jeroen at kessels dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 5.0.0 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-07-23 01:24 UTC] jeroen at kessels dot com
Description:
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In PHP4 the working directory is the directory where the script lives. In PHP5 it's the root of the website. This has a huge impact on scripts that use the filesystem functions to access local files.

For example, the getcwd() function in a script called "c:/inetpub/wwwroot/work/test.php" will report "c:\inetpub\wwwroot\work" on PHP4, and "c:\inetpub\wwwroot" on PHP5.

I have only Windows 2000 with IIS at my disposal, I've not tested on Linux and Apache.

Reproduce code:
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echo getcwd();

Expected result:
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The directory where the script lives.

Actual result:
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The home directory of the website.

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 [2004-07-30 00:38 UTC] edink@php.net
Which sapi are you using? If its cgi please make sure to use php-cgi.exe
 [2004-07-30 02:21 UTC] jeroen at kessels dot com
Ah! Yes, changing to "php-cgi.exe" solves the problem. I followed the manual installation instructions (the "install.txt" file in the ZIP download), which clearly say to use "php.exe". I guess it needs to be rewritten. I can't find any information about the "php-cgi.exe" program, not there and not on this website.
 [2004-07-30 11:31 UTC] edink@php.net
Fixed install.txt will be included in the next release.
 
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