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Bug #53226 file_exists fails on big filenames
Submitted: 2010-11-02 08:44 UTC Modified: 2010-11-05 06:28 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (100.0%)
From: daedal13 at gmail dot com Assigned: aharvey
Status: Closed Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 5.2.14 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2010-11-02 08:44 UTC] daedal13 at gmail dot com
When I call "file_exists" with long string, I see warnings.
In my case, if length of parameter is longer than 3 863 bytes, file_exists fails.
Similar situations happens with is_file.
Excuse me for my English :-)

Test script:

Expected result:
Warning: file_exists() [function.file-exists]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(...


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 [2010-11-05 06:05 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -Assigned To: +Assigned To: aharvey
 [2010-11-05 06:05 UTC]
Fundamentally, it's just that open_basedir only generates the one, generic warning if an error occurs, such as the given path being too long. We should be able to do a bit better here. :)
 [2010-11-05 06:28 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of aharvey
Log: Fix bug #53226 (file_exists fails on big filenames).
 [2010-11-05 06:28 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Closed
 [2010-11-05 06:28 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

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 [2010-11-08 10:14 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of aharvey
Log: Update the tests committed in r305098 (as part of the fix for bug #53226) to
use the PHP_MAXPATHLEN constant, as recommended by Pierre.
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