Delete a file from a CGI

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jun 1 13:12:13 CEST 2007


Matias Surdi wrote:
> HI!
> 
> I want to delete a file from a CGI, but I always get a Permission denied
> error.
> 
> I've tryed this after creating the file (from a normal script):
> 
> os.chmod(".lock",stat.S_IMODE(stat.S_IRWXU | stat.S_IRWXO | stat.S_IRWXG))
> os.chown(".lock",pwd.getpwnam("nobody")[2],pwd.getpwnam("nobody")[3])
> 
> but the CGI still can't delete the file.
> 
> I will appreciate very much your help.
> 
> Thanks a lot.
> 
> 
How was the file created in the first place? If you don't have 
permissions to delete it you may well not have permissions to reown it 
or change its permissions either!

regards
  Steve
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