Web lists-archives.com

Re: [PHP] Having issues with realpath() and mounted file systems.




On November 4, 2015 7:31:04 AM EST, Richard Quadling <rquadling@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Hi.
>
>The setup is an Ubuntu Mate with a Windows IE8 VM.
>
>The Windows VM currently shares a folder for a Windows only app that
>has to
>reside in a specific location.
>
>We want to be able to mount that folder on our host.
>
>Once mounted, 'touch /home/glenn/mount/hello.txt' operates fine.
>(/home/glenn/mount is the rw mount for the windows share). And we can
>see
>the hello.txt file in the folder within the VM.
>
>But ...
>
>php -r "var_dump(realpath('/home/glenn/mount'));"
>
>returns false.
>
>unmounting the drive and rerunning the php command returns true.
>
>The folder has rwxr_xr_x permissions (0755).
>
>I think everything is OK, but I don't understand why realpath() and
>associated functions (file_exists(), etc.) all return false.
>
>Any suggestions/reading/etc. would be greatly appreciated.
>
>Regards,
>
>Richard.

How is the partition mounted? Fuse, perhaps? If so, look into the allow_other mount option.

--Sean

-- 
PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/)
To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php