Re: rmdir and chmod help for Windows XP Home!
From: Steven Musumeche (stevenmusumeche_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 08:54:19 -0500
chmod and rmdir are UNIX commands which have no effect in a Windows
"Daniel" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> From what I read from the PHP manual, chmod on a Windows platform
> should have no effect, and that seems totally normal (unless someone on
> sourceforge has a windows port of that!).
> I create a directory on my Windows box, and set chmod 777 on it (that
> should be full access for everyone if my memory serves me correctly),
> but when I want to rmdir that directory, I get a permission denied
> message (I can delete contents from that directory with no problems, and
> I can create/delete subdirectories either by hand or by script with no
> I tried creating a subdirectory with the same name and without the chmod
> in a test script and everything went OK...
> I then commented out the chmod line in my script, and now, directory
> creation and delete works fine!
> So, for PHP on windows (xp home?), chmod 777 makes the file undeletable
> for another PHP script, but not for Windows explorer or the windows/dos
> command line...?!?!
> Anyone got an explanation for this? I'm intrigued!