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Request #31424 Make mode optional on mkdir
Submitted: 2005-01-06 03:07 UTC Modified: 2018-03-10 13:55 UTC
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Status: Open Package: Directory function related
PHP Version: 5CVS-2005-01-06 (dev) OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-01-06 03:07 UTC]
As all but the first parameter of mkdir are optional and non sequential, it makes sense to be able to pass NULL to each if a later param is required.

E.g. mkdir('some/path/foobar', null, true);

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--- \repository\php-src\ext\standard\file.1.395.c	Mon Dec 13 10:21:53 2004
+++ \repository\php-src\ext\standard\file.c	Thu Jan 06 12:29:41 2005
@@ -1372,7 +1372,7 @@
 	char *dir;
 	php_stream_context *context;
-	if (zend_parse_parameters(ZEND_NUM_ARGS() TSRMLS_CC, "s|lbr", &dir, &dir_len, &mode, &recursive, &zcontext) == FAILURE) {
+	if (zend_parse_parameters(ZEND_NUM_ARGS() TSRMLS_CC, "s|!lbr", &dir, &dir_len, &mode, &recursive, &zcontext) == FAILURE) {


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 [2018-03-10 13:55 UTC]
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: Directory function related
 [2018-03-10 13:55 UTC]
I fail to see why `NULL` would be preferable to the more explicit
`0777` here.  IMHO: won't fix.
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