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Re: [PHP] is_readable fails with a variable parameter


What do you get?

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Tommy Peterson <stpetersn@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> I am using a PHP API that uses is_readable as a check before a particular
> function does anything. The problem that I am having is that if I do
> something like
> is_readable($file_path_name);
> my code terminates as is_readable says it cannot read the file or there is
> a permissions issue. But if I go to the file path/name in $file_path_name
> (echoing it out to make sure) I can see and open the file.
> If I edit the same code and do something like
> is_readable("/path/to/the/file/filename.zip")
> the same code executes just fine.
> At first I thought the variable was some how getting over written. But it
> isn't. It is just somehow the variable is not be interpolated correctly by
> is_readable like a hard coded path/file name is.
> Any thoughts?
> This is on Linux. And this is PHP 5.4.43