[Wolves] is there any way to write to a file without chmod 777

Daniel Jones djones9960 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 10:57:41 BST 2007

On 25/09/2007, Philip Harper <ph004h7245 at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> I want a user to be able to update their web pages easily, so I'm using
> FCKeditor, which is great.  The only problem is of course, to then save
> the results back to the html file, you need to make it world writable,
> and not a good idea when it is in the web docs root directory.  Is there
> any way to do this easily, it has to work with all web hosting accounts
> that have PHP without needing special permissions?  The only other way I
> can think of doing it, is storing the content that the user can change
> in a MySQL database, and then writing any edits back to the database, so
> MySQL looks after the security.

Don't you just need to set the user and group of the file to be the
same as apache?

Or am I missing something?


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